Xiao-hui Ren

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OBJECTIVE To set a quantitative criteria for determining the risks on cerebral vascular disease (CVD) so to identify that potential risk of an individual dying from CVD and to predict the individual risk of CVD. METHODS Data on case-control and cohort studies published during 1978 to 2003 was collected through retrieval of literatures, and data on(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of intervention on factors influencing the health service utility regarding Maternal and Child Health (MCH) under the 'Qinba Health Project' in Sichuan province. METHODS 15 towns in 5 programmed counties were selected, using the method of 'random layer sampling' to be the trial group. With similar MCH status and comparable(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the health-related quality of life in an urban population in Chengdu China using the SF-12. METHODS A random sampling strategy stratified by age and sex was adopted to select the participants in Chengdu. A total of 1365 respondents with an age of older than 18 years completed the interviewer-administered SF-12 survey. The physical(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the relationship between depression and family function in elderly patients with coronary heart disease. METHODS 122 patients of 80 years old or above with coronary artery disease were invited to complete a questionnaire through face to face interview. The Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression (17th edition) was used to assess(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine differences of self-rated health in elderly people across geographic regions of China, and to identify factors influencing self-rated health of elderly. METHODS Ordered logistic modeling was performed using the China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study (CHARLS) data in 2013. RESULTS Elderly people resided in Eastern China had(More)
OBJECTIVES To investigate social support for elderly in urban and rural settings, and determine its role in physical and psychological health of the elderly populations. METHODS Data were extracted from the 2013 China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study (CHARLS). Physical health was measured by the ADL/IADL scale. Mental health was measured by the(More)
Background. It was suggested that labor may influence the spread of intrathecal bupivacaine using combined spinal epidural (CSE) technique. However, no previous studies investigated this proposition. We designed this study to investigate the spinal block characteristics of plain bupivacaine between nonlaboring and laboring parturients using CSE technique.(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effectiveness of interventions taken by Qinba Health Project on the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) services in Sichuan province. METHODS Stratified random sampling was undertaken to select participants for the evaluation. Eighty one villages in 27 towns in the nine project counties and 27 villages in nine towns in three(More)
OBJECTIVE To set a quantitative criteria for determining risk for coronary heart disease (CHD) so that potential risk of an individual dying from CHD can be identified and to lay a foundation for predicting individual risk of CHD. METHODS Data of case-control and cohort studies published during 1978 to 2002, as well as data of surveillance of behavior(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the relationship between sleep duration and abdominal obesity in elderly in china. METHODS Data were drawn from the 2013 China Health and Retirement National Investigation (China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study, CHARLS). The prevalence of abdominal obesity in the elderly who had a normal range of sleep duration was compared(More)