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Factors associated with higher sitting time in general, chronic disease, and psychologically-distressed, adult populations: Findings from the 45 & up Study

Plotnikoff, Ronald C; Costigan, Sarah A; Short, Camille; Grunseit, Anne C.; James, Erica; Johnson, Natalie; Bauman, Adrian; D'Este, Catherine; van der Ploeg, H P; Rhodes, Ryan E

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This study examined factors associated with higher sitting time in general, chronic disease, and psychologically-distressed, adult populations (aged ≥45 years). A series of logistic regression models examined potential socio-demographic and health factors associated with higher sitting (≥6hrs/day) in adults from the 45 and Up Study (n = 227,187), including four separate subsamples for analysis comprising those who had ever had heart disease (n = 26,599), cancer (n = 36,381), diabetes (n =...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/103174
Source: PLOS ONE (Public Library of Science)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0127689

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