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Association of sitting time with mortality, cardiovascular disease in countries of different economic levels

JAMA Cardiology

Peer-Reviewed Publication

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About The Study: In this study including 105,000 participants from 21 countries, high amounts of sitting time were associated with increased risk of all-cause death and cardiovascular disease in economically diverse settings, especially in low-income and lower-middle–income countries.

Authors: Wei Li, Ph.D., of the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College in Beijing, and Scott A. Lear, Ph.D., of Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada, are the corresponding authors.

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