Chronic disease-related lifestyle risk factors in a sample of Canadian adolescents.

@article{Plotnikoff2009ChronicDL,
  title={Chronic disease-related lifestyle risk factors in a sample of Canadian adolescents.},
  author={Ronald C. Plotnikoff and Nandini D. Karunamuni and John C Spence and Kate E. Storey and Laura E. Forbes and Kim D Raine and T Cameron Wild and Linda Mccargar},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={44 6},
  pages={606-9}
}
This study examined the prevalence, clustering, age trends, and gender differences of chronic-disease related risk factors among a large sample of adolescents (N = 4932) in Alberta, Canada. Approximately 43% of boys and 53% of girls displayed two or more risk factors. Age trends and gender differences were also observed. 

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