Healthy lifestyle behaviors and all-cause mortality among adults in the United States.

@article{Ford2012HealthyLB,
  title={Healthy lifestyle behaviors and all-cause mortality among adults in the United States.},
  author={Earl S. Ford and Manuela M. Bergmann and H. B{\"o}ing and Chaoyang Li and Simon Capewell},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={55 1},
  pages={23-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the links between three fundamental healthy lifestyle behaviors (not smoking, healthy diet, and adequate physical activity) and all-cause mortality in a national sample of adults in the United States. METHOD We used data from 8375 U.S. participants aged ≥ 20 years of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2002 who were followed through 2006. RESULTS During a mean follow-up of 5.7 years, 745 deaths occurred. Compared with their counterparts, the risk… CONTINUE READING
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