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Physical activity patterns and correlates among adults from a developing country: the Sri Lanka Diabetes and Cardiovascular Study.

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OBJECTIVE: To evaluate patterns of physical activity (PA), the prevalence of physical inactivity and the relationships between PA and sociodemographic, clinical and biochemical parameters among Sri Lankan adults. DESIGN: Descriptive cross-sectional study. SETTING: Nationally representative population-based survey conducted in Sri Lanka. SUBJECTS: Data on PA and associated details were obtained from 5000 adults. PA was assessed using the International Physical Activity Questionnaire (short-fo...

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10.1017/s1368980012003990

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Journal:
Public health nutrition
Volume:
16
Issue:
9
Pages:
1684-1692
Publication date:
2013-09-05
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EISSN:
1475-2727
ISSN:
1368-9800
URN:
uuid:d421730f-c7bd-41f9-9239-c9ee9b7b5df8
Source identifiers:
417307
Local pid:
pubs:417307

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