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ERIC Number: EJ1166298
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Feb
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0022-4391
Effect of Sleep Duration, Diet, and Physical Activity on Obesity and Overweight Elementary School Students in Shanghai
Zhang, Jing; Zhang, YunTing; Jiang, YanRui; Sun, WanQi; Zhu, Qi; Ip, Patrick; Zhang, DongLan; Liu, ShiJian; Chen, Chang; Chen, Jie; Zhang, Lei; Zhang, Hao; Tang, MingYu; Dong, WenFang; Wu, YuFeng; Yin, Yong; Jiang, Fan
Journal of School Health, v88 n2 p112-121 Feb 2018
Background: This was a cross-sectional survey to investigate the relationship of age, parent education, sleep duration, physical activity, and dietary habits with overweight or obesity in school-age children in Shanghai. Methods: The survey gathered information from 13,001 children in grades 1 through 5 (age 6 to 10 years) among 26 elementary schools in 7 districts. Activity level was evaluated using the International Children's Leisure Activities Study Survey Questionnaire (CLASS-C). The definitions of normal, overweight, and obese were adjusted for each age. Results: Logistic regression analysis indicated that age, being male, having =10 hours of sleep on non-school days, eating =1 vegetable/day, or drinking =1 sugar-sweetened drink/day increased the risk for a child being overweight or obese compared with having >10 hours of sleep or =3 vegetables or =3 sugar-sweetened drinks/month (p = 0.008). Having >2 hours of outdoor activities on non-school days reduced the risk of being overweight or obese compared with =2 hours of outdoor activities on non-school days (p < 0.001). Conclusions: We found that age, sex, sleep, and some dietary habits impacted weight, and suggests that specific cultural and economic factors may impact risk of a child being overweight or obese.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: China (Shanghai)
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