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Yang Du
University of Iowa
8Publications
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#1Wei Bao (UI: University of Iowa)H-Index: 41
#2Buyun Liu (UI: University of Iowa)H-Index: 8
Last.Robert B. Wallace (UI: University of Iowa)H-Index: 113
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#1Buyun Liu (UI: University of Iowa)H-Index: 8
#2Guifeng Xu (UI: University of Iowa)H-Index: 8
Last.Wei Bao (UI: University of Iowa)H-Index: 41
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Summary Background The relation between maternal pre-pregnancy obesity and preterm birth is controversial and inconclusive. We aimed to clarify the association between pre-pregnancy obesity and preterm birth by maternal age and race or ethnicity in a large, multiracial, multiethnic, and diverse population in the USA. Methods We did a population-based cohort study using nationwide birth certificate data from the US National Vital Statistics System for 2016 and 2017. We included all mothers who ha...
#1Yang Du (UI: University of Iowa)H-Index: 3
#2Buyun Liu (UI: University of Iowa)H-Index: 8
Last.Wei Bao (UI: University of Iowa)H-Index: 41
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Importance The updated 2018Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans(PAG) reaffirmed key recommendations regarding aerobic activity in the 2008 edition and recently introduced health risks of sedentary behaviors and their association with physical activity. Objective To examine the concurrent changing trends in adherence to the PAG for aerobic activity and time spent on sedentary behavior in US adults from 2007 to 2016. Design, Setting, and Participants This study used data from a series of cro...
#1Yangbo Sun (UI: University of Iowa)H-Index: 5
#2Minxian Sun (HUST: Huazhong University of Science and Technology)H-Index: 1
Last.Wei Bao (UI: University of Iowa)H-Index: 41
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Introduction: Previous studies on the association of serum vitamin B12 concentrations with obesity have yielded inconsistent findings. We evaluated the cross-sectional associations of serum vitamin B12 concentrations with obesity in a nationally representative sample of U.S. adults. Methods: We included 9,075 participants aged ≥ 20 years in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2011-2014. Serum vitamin B12 concentrations were measured by electrochemiluminescence immunoassay. Obesi...
#1Buyun Liu (UI: University of Iowa)H-Index: 8
#2Yangbo Sun (UI: University of Iowa)H-Index: 5
Last.Wei Bao (UI: University of Iowa)H-Index: 41
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Abstract Background Previous studies on health effects of trans fatty acids (TFA) have focused mainly on cardiovascular health. Little is known about the association of TFA with brain or mental health. In this study, we examined the associations of objectively-measured plasma TFA concentrations with depression in a large population-based cross-sectional study among U.S. adults. Methods We included 2136 non-pregnant participants aged 20 years or older from the National Health and Nutrition Examin...
#1Yangbo SunH-Index: 5
#2Buyun LiuH-Index: 8
Last.Wei BaoH-Index: 41
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Background: The organic food market has grown rapidly worldwide in the past 15 years. However, evidence concerning the health effects of organic foods is scarce. We evaluated the cross-sectional association of organic food purchase, as a proxy of organic food consumption, with diabetes in a nationally representative population. Methods: We included 8199 participants aged ≥20 years from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2007–2008 and 2009–2010. Organic food purchase and frequen...
#1Buyun LiuH-Index: 8
#2Yangbo SunH-Index: 5
Last.Wei BaoH-Index: 41
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The newly released 2017 American College of Cardiology (ACC)/American Heart Association (AHA) guideline recommended new cutoff points to define hypertension and designated a new category, (i.e., elevated blood pressure) [(1)][1]. A recent analysis based on data from the 2011 to 2014 National Health
#1Guifeng Xu (UI: University of Iowa)H-Index: 8
#2Buyun Liu (UI: University of Iowa)H-Index: 8
Last.Wei Bao (UI: University of Iowa)H-Index: 41
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Abstract Objective To estimate the prevalence of diagnosed total diabetes, type 1 diabetes, and type 2 diabetes in the US general population and the proportions of each among US adults with a diagnosis of diabetes. Design Nationwide, population based, cross sectional survey. Setting National Health Interview Survey, 2016 and 2017. Participants Adults aged 20 years or older (n=58 186), as a nationally representative sample of the civilian, non-institutionalized US population. Main outcome measure...
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