Healthy lifestyles and cardiovascular risk profiles in young Australian adults: the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study.

@article{Gall2009HealthyLA,
  title={Healthy lifestyles and cardiovascular risk profiles in young Australian adults: the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study.},
  author={Seana Gall and Konrad Jamrozik and Leigh Blizzard and Terence Dwyer and Alison J Venn},
  journal={European journal of cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation : official journal of the European Society of Cardiology, Working Groups on Epidemiology & Prevention and Cardiac Rehabilitation and Exercise Physiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={16 6},
  pages={684-9}
}
INTRODUCTION We examined whether a healthy lifestyle was associated with cardiovascular risk factors in a cohort of young adults. DESIGN Cross-sectional. METHOD Data from the 2004-2006 Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study (age range 25-36 years) were used. A lifestyle score [0 (unhealthy) to 8 (healthy)] was derived from eight behaviours (normal body mass index, nonsmoking, low alcohol, salt, meat and regular fish consumption, leisure time physical activity and skim milk use). Using… CONTINUE READING

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