Smoking, Habitual Tea Drinking and Metabolic Syndrome in Elderly Men Living in Rural Community: The Tianliao Old People (TOP) Study 02

@inproceedings{Chang2012SmokingHT,
  title={Smoking, Habitual Tea Drinking and Metabolic Syndrome in Elderly Men Living in Rural Community: The Tianliao Old People (TOP) Study 02},
  author={Chin-Sung Chang and Yin-Fan Chang and Ping-Yen Liu and C Chen and Yau-Sheng Tsai and Chih-Hsing Wu},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
The literature shows an inconsistent relationship between lifestyle behaviors and metabolic syndrome (MetS), especially in the elderly. We designed this study to investigate the interrelationships among cigarette smoking, tea drinking and MetS, and to verify the factors associated with MetS in elderly males dwelling in rural community. In July 2010, with a whole community sampling method, 414 male subjects aged over 65 dwelling in Tianliao township were randomly sampled. The response rate was… CONTINUE READING
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