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

@article{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 W. Chen and D. Sun and S. Li and I. Millwood and M. Smith and Yu Guo and Z. Bian and C. Yu and H. Zhou and Y. Tan and J. Chen and Z. Chen and L. Li},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
  year={2015},
  volume={10}
}
  • Jun Lv, W. Chen, +11 authors L. Li
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • PLoS ONE
  • 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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