Comparing health behaviours of internal medicine residents and medical students: an observational study.

@article{Rye2012ComparingHB,
  title={Comparing health behaviours of internal medicine residents and medical students: an observational study.},
  author={Peter L Rye and Marc E Reeson and Christopher M Pekrul and Nabil A Asfour and Rekha Kundapur and Merne P Wilson and Anne M Pausjenssen and Thomas W. Wilson},
  journal={Clinical and investigative medicine. Medecine clinique et experimentale},
  year={2012},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={E40-4}
}
PURPOSE During residency, many physicians find it difficult to maintain a healthy lifestyle; however, there is little objective data available. In this study, residents' health behaviours and cardiovascular risk status were compared with those of medical students. METHODS Medical residents (n=55, postgraduate years 1 to 4) were compared with medical students (n=62, years 1-4). The main dependent variable was the average number of steps per day (assessed using a pedometer) at work and leisure… CONTINUE READING
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