A comparison of health-risk behaviors of rural migrants with rural residents and urban residents in China.

@article{Chen2009ACO,
  title={A comparison of health-risk behaviors of rural migrants with rural residents and urban residents in China.},
  author={Xinguang Jim Chen and Bonita Stanton and Xiaoming Li and Xiaoyi Fang and Danhua Lin and Qing Xiong},
  journal={American journal of health behavior},
  year={2009},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={15-25}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether rural-to-urban migrants in China are more likely than rural and urban residents to engage in risk behaviors. METHODS Comparative analysis of survey data between migrants and rural and urban residents using age standardized rate and multiple logistic regression. RESULTS The prevalence and frequency of tobacco smoking, alcohol intoxication, and commercial sex involvement among migrants were generally lower than or equal to those among the 2 comparison groups… CONTINUE READING

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