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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 explore the impact of environmental factors, daily lifestyle, psycho-social factors and the interactions between environmental factors and chemokines genes on systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). METHODS Case-control study was carried out and environmental factors for SLE were analyzed by univariate and multivariate unconditional logistic(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 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 analyze the relationship between prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MS) and behavior habits such as smoking, alcohol intake, physical activity, sleeping hours. METHODS A multi-stage stratified cluster sampling was conducted in 31 provinces, autonomous regions, and municipalities in China according to the program of National Nutrition and(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the differences in food and antioxidant vitamin intake in current non-smokers,light smokers,and heavy smokers. METHODS 51 115 people (24 077 male, 27 038 female) aged above 15 years who had completed providing information on smoking habit and dietary intake, were selected from 2002 national health and nutrition survey. RESULTS After(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyze the relationship between low to moderate physical activity and the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MS). METHODS A multi-stage stratified cluster sampling was conducted in 31 provinces, autonomous regions, and municipalities in the interior of China according to the program of the National Nutrition and Health Survey in 2002.(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)