Work and leisure time physical activity and mortality in men and women from a general population sample.

@article{Dorn1999WorkAL,
  title={Work and leisure time physical activity and mortality in men and women from a general population sample.},
  author={Joan P Dorn and Frank J. Cerny and Leonard H Epstein and J A L Naughton and John E. Vena and Warren Winkelstein and Enrique F. Schisterman and Maurizio Trevisan},
  journal={Annals of epidemiology},
  year={1999},
  volume={9 6},
  pages={366-73}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to examine the long-term relationships between total physical activity and mortality from all causes and coronary heart disease (CHD) in the general population. METHODS A prospective design was used, following participants for 29 years, beginning in 1960. The study population consisted of a randomly selected sample of white male (n = 698) and female (n = 763) residents of Buffalo, New York with a 79.0% participation rate and follow-up rates of 96.0% and… CONTINUE READING

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