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OBJECTIVE To describe the current status and trend of food consumption among Chinese residents. METHODS 23,470 households including 68,962 subjects were randomly sampled from 132 counties in 31 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities. A 24-hour dietary recall method for 3 consecutive days was used to collect information on food intake, but the(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe geographical distribution and its transition of mortality of cancers in China. METHODS The information of 2 513 949 310 person years were collected in 1973-1975 and 142 660 482 person years in 2004-2005 respectively. Being standardizing the death rates of these two survey with 2000 national census population, the changes of mortality(More)
OBJECTIVE To understand the prevalence of hypertension and blood pressure level in different ethnic groups in Chinese population. METHODS Data are presented for 67700 men and 84983 women aged more than 15 years old from National Nutrition and Health Survey, 2002. RESULTS After being adjusted by age using Chinese population in 1964, the highest(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the association between particulate matter less than 10 micron in aerodynamic diameter (PM(10)) and daily mortality among urban population in Tianjin. METHODS We collected data of air quality, daily mean temperature and relative humidity, and daily cause-specific death counts, and used generalized additive models to explore the(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the association between sulphur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide and daily mortality in urban population from Tianjin. METHODS Data on daily concentration of inhalable particulate matter, sulphur dioxide and nitrogen dioxide, daily mean temperature and relative humidity, daily cause-specific death counts were collected. Generalized additive(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the impact of metabolic syndrome (MS) with or without hyperglycemia on stroke prevalence compared to that of diabetes alone. METHODS 44 100 subjects, 20 570 males and 23 530 females, aged 25 - 75, who had participated in the Chinese Residents Nutrition and Health Examination Survey held in the mainland of China 2002, underwent(More)
OBJECTIVE To explore the relationship between metabolic syndrome and stroke in Chinese people. METHODS Data were presented for 23080 men and 25553 women aged more than 15 years old from National Nutrition and Health Survey, 2002. Metabolic syndrome definition was recommended by the CDS. RESULTS The metabolic syndrome was significantly related with(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and ischaemic heart disease (IHD) mortality, especially in populations with low mean BMI levels. METHODS We examined the data from a population-based, prospective cohort study of 220 000 Chinese men aged 40 - 79, who were enrolled in 1990 - 1991, and followed up ever since to 1/1/2006.(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyze whether isolated hypertension and metabolic syndrome ( Based on the 2005 IDF criteria) have equal risk on stroke in Chinese adults. METHODS 25194 subjects (25-75 years old) from Chinese National Health and Nutrition Survey in 2002 were divided into control group, isolated hypertension ( i-HTN) group, metabolic syndrome (MS) without(More)
INTRODUCTION The mortality of Parkinson's disease (PD) and its associated risk factors among clinically definite PD patients in China has been rarely investigated. Our study aimed to identify the mortality rates and predictors of death in PD patients in China. METHODS 157 consecutive, clinically definite PD patients from the urban area of Shanghai were(More)