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Adiposity and diabetes in China: the China Kadoorie Biobank study of 500,000 men and women

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Despite the rapid increase in both adiposity and diabetes in China, substantial uncertainty remains about the relationship between these two conditions in the population. Using data from the China Kadoorie Biobank study of 0.5 million adults recruited during 2004-8 from 10 diverse areas of China, this thesis examines the associations of different adiposity measures (overall adiposity: BMI and percentage body fat; central adiposity: waist circumference, waist-hip ratio, and waist-height rat...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Hugh's College
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Medicine,Nuffield Department of - Clinical Trial Service Unit

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Supervisor
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:849333d2-c160-4584-bb3f-02ac5a211650
Local pid:
ora:10036
Language:
English
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