Effects of Physical Exercise and Sedentary Behavior on the Chronic Diseases Morbidity in a Chinese Adult Population
Donlinks School of Economic and Management, University of Science and Technology Beijing, Beijing, China
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Chronic diseasesaccount for most of all deaths in developed countries and are increasing rampantly in newly industrialized nations. Physical exercise and sedentary behavior are risk factors for the major chronic diseases which increase rampantly in newly industrialized nations. In this paper, time trends of physical exercise and sedentary behavior in Chinese adults are examined and their five years effects on four chronic diseases morbidity are evaluated using logistic regression models with the CHNS data. Trend analyses show that physical exercise decreases while the sedentary behavior increases rapidly. Female, 18~30 years old, living urban and high education people are more likely to exercise during their leisure time. It also can be concluded that moderate physical exercise benefit one’s blood pressure and prolonged sedentary increases the risk of suffering from myocardial infarction and apoplexy.
Key words: physical exercise / sedentary / chronic diseases / risk factor
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