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Sitting Time and All-Cause Mortality Risk in 222 497 Australian Adults

Van der Ploeg, Hidde; Chey, Tien; Korda, Rosemary; Banks, Emily; Bauman, Adrian


Background: Prolonged sitting is considered detrimental to health, but evidence regarding the independent relationship of total sitting time with all-cause mortality is limited. This study aimed to determine the independent relationship of sitting time with all-cause mortality. Methods:Welinked prospective questionnaire data from 222 497 individuals 45 years or older from the 45 and Up Study to mortality data from the New South Wales Registry of Births, Deaths, and Marriages (Australia) from...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Archives of Internal Medicine
DOI: 10.1001/archinternmed.2011.2174


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