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The change in lifestyle data during 9 years: the reliability and continuity of baseline health practices.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23292547     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVES: To reveal change patterns in self-reported lifestyle data for 9 years, and examine the characteristics of changes by type of lifestyle and ageing.
METHODS: The authors used the lifestyle data of 7,080 male workers aged 20-59 who received checkups for 9 years. The proportions of change patterns during the 9 years were determined in seven health practices; smoking, eating breakfast, sleeping hours, working hours, physical exercise, eating nutritional balanced diets, and mental stress.
RESULTS: Among seven health practices, the keep rate of good health practice was highest for the non-smoking (90.8 %), followed by eating breakfast (69.0 %);and the lowest was physical exercise (13.7 %). The keep rate of poor health practice was highest for smoking (73.8 %), followed by non-physical exercise (67.1 %). The lowest rate of multiple changes during 10 years was smoking (7.1 %); the highest was mental stress (68.5 %).
CONCLUSIONS: As for the life style on smoking and eating breakfast seemed to be stable, using the data obtained at a specific point in time wouldn't much affect the results. On the contrary, for other life styles, they showed poor continuity during 9 years, so it would be necessary to take into consideration the time point of data collection.
Authors:
Hanayo Koetaka; Yuko Ohno; Kanehisa Morimoto
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2013-01-06
Journal Detail:
Title:  Environmental health and preventive medicine     Volume:  18     ISSN:  1347-4715     ISO Abbreviation:  Environ Health Prev Med     Publication Date:  2013 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-07-12     Completed Date:  2014-02-19     Revised Date:  2014-07-01    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9609642     Medline TA:  Environ Health Prev Med     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  335-40     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Follow-Up Studies
Health Behavior*
Humans
Japan
Life Style*
Male
Middle Aged
Questionnaires
Time Factors
Young Adult
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