Gender-Specific Association between Tobacco Smoking and Central Obesity among 0.5 Million Chinese People: The China Kadoorie Biobank Study

@inproceedings{Lv2015GenderSpecificAB,
  title={Gender-Specific Association between Tobacco Smoking and Central Obesity among 0.5 Million Chinese People: The China Kadoorie Biobank Study},
  author={Jun Lv and Wei Chen and Dianjianyi Sun and Shengxu Li and Iona Y. Millwood and Margaret A Peggy Smith and Y. A. Guo and Zheng Bian and Canqing Yu and Huiyan Zhou and Yunlong Tan and Junshi Chen and Zhengming Chen and Li-ming Li},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
OBJECTIVES Lifestyle factors are well-known important modifiable risk factors for obesity; the association between tobacco smoking and central obesity, however, is largely unknown in the Chinese population. This study examined the relationship between smoking and central obesity in 0.5 million Chinese adults, a population with a low prevalence of general obesity, but a high prevalence of central obesity. SUBJECTS A total of 487,527 adults (200,564 males and 286,963 females), aged 30-79 years… CONTINUE READING
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