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    [Nihon koshu eisei zasshi…
    1999

[Risk of death by health habit index from a cohort study among the residents of a rural area in Aichi, Japan].

@article{Takezaki1999RiskOD,
  title={[Risk of death by health habit index from a cohort study among the residents of a rural area in Aichi, Japan].},
  author={Toshiro Takezaki and Kazuo Tajima and Minoru Yoshida and Suketami Tominaga},
  journal={[Nihon koshu eisei zasshi] Japanese journal of public health},
  year={1999},
  volume={46 10},
  pages={
          904-14
        }
}
To clarify the validity of the health habit index, we evaluated risk of death by health habit index in residents in Aichi Prefecture. Subjects were 7,662 residents aged 40-79 years living in a rural area of Aichi Prefecture who responded to a questionnaire in 1988, that included 12 health habit items on diet, physical activity, rest, mental health, smoking, drinking and regular health check. Data on death and migration in this cohort group was collected from 1990 to 1997. The risk ratios (RRs… CONTINUE READING