1. Are 24 h urinary sodium excretion and sodium:potassium independently associated with obesity in Chinese adults?

    Public Health Nutrition 19(6):1074 (2016) PMID 26228639

    To examine the association of 24 h urinary Na excretion and Na:K with obesity in Chinese adults. Population-based cross-sectional study using a four-stage stratified sampling strategy. Shandong Province, China. Chinese adults (n 1906) aged 18-69 years who provided complete 24 h urine samples. Od...
  2. Cardiovascular disease deaths and high sodium consumption in Shandong province and China: a modelling analysis

    The Lancet 386:S80 (2015)

    Background Sodium intake and the prevalence of increased blood pressure are high in China, especially in northern China, including Shandong province where the Shandong-Ministry of Health Action on Sodium and Hypertension (SMASH) is currently underway. The aim of this study is...
  3. [Association between 24 h urinary sodium to potassium ratio and metabolic syndrome in Chinese adults].

    Zhonghua liu xing bing xue za zhi = Zhonghua li... 36(8):790 (2015) PMID 26714528

    To examine the association between 24 h urinary sodium to potassium ratio and metabolic syndrome (MS) in Chinese adults. A population-based cross-sectional study was conducted among Chinese adults aged 18-69 years in Shandong province in 2011. Data on 24 h urinary excretion of sodium and potassi...
  4. Association between 24 h urinary sodium and potassium excretion and the metabolic syndrome in Chinese adults: the Shandong and Ministry of Health Action on Salt and Hypertension (SMASH) study.

    British Journal of Nutrition 113(6):996 (2015) PMID 25743698

    The association of 24 h urinary Na and potassium excretion with the risk of the metabolic syndrome (MetS) has not been studied in China. The aim of the present study was to examine this association by analysing the data from 1906 study participants living in north China. To this end, 24 h urine ...
  5. Are Microalbuminuria and Elevated 24 H Urinary Microalbumin Excretion within Normal Range Associated with Metabolic Syndrome in Chinese Adults?

    PLoS ONE 10(9):e0138410 (2015) PMID 26379278 PMCID PMC4574477

    The association of microalbuminuria and elevated 24 h urinary microalbumin excretion (UAE) with metabolic syndrome (MetS) has not been well examined in Chinese Adults. In the present study, a population-based cross-sectional study was conducted among Chinese adults aged 18-69 years in Shandong p...
  6. [Sero-conversion of HIV sero-negative partners among discordant couples in a city of Henan province].

    Zhonghua yu fang yi xue za zhi [Chinese journal... 47(4):337 (2013) PMID 23928640

    To understand the overall HIV sero-conversion rate and its trend and risk factors of uninfected partners in sero-discordant couples. A total of 3088 uninfected partners, whose HIV positive partners infected via former plasma donation or blood transfusion from July, 2006 to December 2010, were ch...
  7. Does cigarette smoking exacerbate the effect of blood pressure on the risk of cardiovascular and all-cause mortality among hypertensive patients?

    Journal of Hypertension 30(12):2307 (2012) PMID 23032144

    To examine the risk of cigarette smoking on cardiovascular disease (CVD) and all-cause mortality among hypertensive patients. We conducted a prospective cohort study among 36,943 hypertensive patients aged at least 40 years. Data on smoking and other variables were obtained in 1991 and follow-up...
  8. Cigarette smoking and risk of completed suicide: a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies.

    Journal of Psychiatric Research 46(10):1257 (2012) PMID 22889465

    Epidemiologic studies have reported conflicting results relating smoking to suicide risk. We conducted a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies to evaluate the association of cigarette smoking with completed suicide. Eligible prospective cohort studies were identified from PubMed and EMbase...
  9. Quality of life and related factors among HIV-positive spouses from serodiscordant couples under antiretroviral therapy in Henan Province, China.

    PLoS ONE 6(6):e21839 (2011) PMID 21738797 PMCID PMC3128110

    To describe the quality of life and related factors in HIV-positive spouses undergoing ART from discordant couples. A cross-sectional study was conducted among 1,009 HIV-positive spouses from serodiscordant couples in Zhumadian, Henan Province, between October 1, 2008 and March 31, 2009. HIV-pos...
  10. [Study on the quality of life and its influential factors among HIV positive population.].

    Zhonghua liu xing bing xue za zhi = Zhonghua li... 31(3):277 (2010) PMID 20510052

    To study the quality of life and its influential factors among HIV positive population. Quality of life was evaluated among 2608 HIV positive population by WHOQOL (Chinese Version) to calculate the total and four domains' scores of quality of life. Multiple linear regression model was used to an...