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Relationship of obesity to physical activity, domestic activities, and sedentary behaviours: Cross-sectional findings from a national cohort of over 70,000 Thai adults

Banks, Emily; Lim, Lynette; Bain, Christopher; Seubsman, Sam-ang; Sleigh, Adrian


Background: Patterns of physical activity (PA), domestic activity and sedentary behaviours are changing rapidly in Asia. Little is known about their relationship with obesity in this context. This study investigates in detail the relationship between obesity, physical activity, domestic activity and sedentary behaviours in a Thai population. Methods. 74,981 adult students aged 20-50 from all regions of Thailand attending the Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University in 2005-2006 completed a...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: BMC Public Health
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-11-762
Access Rights: Open Access


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