Science News : EPI/NPAM 2013 : Friday

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Friday, March 22, 2013

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Trajectories of Maintaining Recommended Amounts of Physical Activity in Young Adulthood and Associations with Abdominal Adiposity in Middle Age: The CARDIA Study
Dr. Christina M Shay, The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Scenter, Oklahoma City, OK
 


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Excessive gain in BMI between age 7-16 is Related to CVD in Adulthood: A Longitudinal Study
Dr. Julia Steinberger, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
 


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Derivation and Validation of a Lifestyle CVD Risk Score for the Prediction of CVD Among Middle-aged Women and Men
Dr. Stephanie Chiuve, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
 




Related Statistics:

  • In 2011, girls were more likely than boys to report inactivity (17.7% versus 10.0%).
  • Rates of inactivity were highest among black (26.7%) and Hispanic (21.3%) girls, followed by white girls (13.7%), black boys (12.3%), Hispanic boys (10.7%), and white boys (8.5%).
  • Among adults, inactivity was higher among women than men (33.2% versus 29.9%) and increased with age from 26.1% to 33.4%, 40.0%, and 52.4% among adults 18 to 44, 45 to 64, 65 to 74, and ≥75 years of age, respectively.
  • Non-Hispanic black and Hispanic adults were more likely to be inactive (41.1% and 42.2%, respectively) than were non-Hispanic white adults (27.7%).
  • Only 21.0% of adults met the 2008 federal PA guidelines for both aero¬bic and strengthening activity.
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