Combined television viewing and computer use and mortality from all-causes and diseases of the circulatory system among adults in the United States

@inproceedings{Ford2012CombinedTV,
  title={Combined television viewing and computer use and mortality from all-causes and diseases of the circulatory system among adults in the United States},
  author={Earl S. Ford},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Watching television and using a computer are increasingly common sedentary behaviors. Whether or not prolonged screen time increases the risk for mortality remains uncertain. METHODS Mortality for 7,350 adults aged ≥ 20 years who participated in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey during 1999-2002 and were followed through 2006 was examined. Participants were asked a single question about the amount of time they spent watching television or videos or using a… CONTINUE READING
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