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Which smokers use the smoking cessation Quitline in Hong Kong, and how effective is the Quitline?

Abdullah, ASM; Lam, TH; Chan, SSC; Hedley, AJ

OBJECTIVE: To describe the characteristics of the Chinese subjects who utilised the first telephone smoking cessation service in Hong Kong, and to evaluate its effectiveness. METHODS: The Quitline provided Hong Kong residents with free telephone smoking cessation services which was publicised throug...

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Towards a model of suicidal ideation for Hong Kong Chinese adolescents

Sun, RCF; Hui, EKP; Watkins, D

This study tested a model of suicidal ideation with family cohesion, expressiveness, conflicts, teacher support, teacher-student relationships and peer support as antecedents, and self-esteem and depression as mediators. Data was collected from survey questionnaires with 433 Hong Kong Chinese adoles...

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The early-warning effects of assimilation of the observations over the large-scale slope of the "World Roof" on its downstream weather forecasting

Peng, Shiqiu; Xu, Xiangde; Shi, Xiaohui; Wang, Dongxiao; Zhu, Yuxiang; Pu, Jingjiao

To improve the numerical simulation of the severe snow storms occurred in the south of China and the middle/lower reaches of Changjiang River during January of 2008, the observations from the automatic weather stations (AWS) over the Qinghai-Xizang Plateau (QXP) and its surrounding areas were assimi...

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Suicide in Hong Kong: a case-control psychological autopsy study

Chen, EYH; Chan, WSC; Wong, PWC; Chan, SSM; Chan, CLW; Law, YW; Beh, PSL; Chan, KK; Cheng, JWY; Liu, Ka Y; Yip, PSF

BACKGROUND: The relative contribution of psychosocial and clinical risk factors to suicide among Chinese populations is an important issue. In Hong Kong, this issue requires vigorous examination in light of a 50% increase in suicide rate between 1997 and 2003. METHOD: Using a case-control psychologi...

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Sagittal and vertical occlusal cephalometric analyses of Pancherz: Norms for Chinese children

Wu, JYC; Hagg, U; Pancherz, H; Wong, RWK; McGrath, C

INTRODUCTION: The aims of this research were to establish norms for the sagittal and vertical occlusal cephalometric analyses of Pancherz for Chinese children and compare them with those of a matched white sample. METHODS: The material comprised lateral cephalograms of a random sample of 405 souther...

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Relationships among mental health, self-esteem and physical health in Chinese adolescents: an exploratory study

Li, WHC; Chan, SLP; Chung, OKJ; Chui, MLM

This study explored the relationships among mental health, self-esteem and physical health in Hong Kong Chinese adolescents. Chinese students (N = 1945) between the ages of 12 and 19 from four secondary schools of different regions were invited to participate in the study. This study revealed that a...

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Oral health status of southern Chinese following head and neck irradiation therapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma

Schwarz, E; Chiu, GKC; Leung, WK

OBJECTIVE: To investigate the oral health status of patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) after completion of radiotherapy. METHODS: Thirty-three NPC patients (mean age 53 +/- 10 years) who had completed head and neck radiotherapy (3.6 +/- 3.1 years post-operation) were examined. Dental carie...

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Low literacy Chinese patients: how are they affected and how do they cope with health matters? A qualitative study

Lam, TP; Cheng, YH; Chan, YL

BACKGROUND: Low literacy is common in Hong Kong and China, especially among the females and the elderly. These are often the patients with the greatest health care needs. However little is known about how low literacy affects the ability of patients to obtain adequate medical care and comply with th...

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Is leg length a biomarker of childhood conditions in older Chinese women? The Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study

Schooling, CM; Jiang, CQ; Heys, M; Zhang, WS; Lao, XQ; Adab, P; Cowling, BJ; Thomas, GN; Cheng, KK; Lam, TH

Objective: In developed western populations longer legs have been shown to be a biomarker of better early childhood conditions. It was hypothesised that in transitioning populations better childhood conditions may bring forward puberty and thus decrease leg length, counteracting the overall positive...

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Influence of dietary pattern on the development of overweight in a Chinese population

Woo, J; Cheung, B; Ho, S; Sham, A; Lam, TH

OBJECTIVE: To examine dietary factors predisposing to overweight and obesity, taking into account age, gender, education level and physical activity.Design:Longitudinal population study. SETTING: Community living subjects in Hong Kong. SUBJECTS: One thousand and ten Chinese subjects participating in...

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Influence of dietary pattern on the development of overweight and obesity in a Chinese population

Woo, J; Cheung, B; Ho, S; Sham, A; Lam, TH

OBJECTIVE: To examine dietary factors predisposing to overweight and obesity, taking into account age, gender, education level and physical activity.Design:Longitudinal population study. SETTING: Community living subjects in Hong Kong. SUBJECTS: One thousand and ten Chinese subjects participating in...

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Dietary behavior and knowledge of dental erosion among Chinese adults

Chu, CH; Pang, KKL; Lo, ECM

OBJECTIVES: To study the dietary behavior and knowledge about dental erosion and self-reported symptoms that can be related to dental erosion among Chinese adults in Hong Kong. METHODS: Chinese adults aged 25-45 years were randomly selected from a list of registered telephone numbers generated by co...

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Cost effectiveness of mammography screening for Chinese women

Wong, IOL; Kuntz, KM; Cowling, BJ; Lam, CLK; Leung, GM

BACKGROUND: Although the cost effectiveness of screening mammography in most western developed populations has been accepted, it may not apply to Chinese women, who have a much lower breast cancer incidence. The authors estimated the cost effectiveness of biennial mammography in Hong Kong Chinese wo...

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Confirmatory factor analysis and sample invariance of the Chinese Patient Satisfaction Questionnaire (ChPSQ-9) among patients with breast and lung cancer

Wong, WS; Fielding, R; Wong, C; Hedley, A

OBJECTIVES: Previous exploratory factor analysis of the 9-item Chinese Patient Satisfaction Questionnaire (ChPSQ-9) identified two dominant factors: doctor and nurse. The present study employed confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) to examine the factorial invariance of the ChPSQ-9 between and within s...

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Chronic benign neutropenia among Chinese children 華裔兒童所患的慢性良性嗜中性白血球減少症

Chung, BHY; Chan, GCF; Lee, TL; Kwok, JSY; Chiang, AKS; Ho, MHK; Ha, SY; Lau, YL

OBJECTIVE: To delineate the clinical behaviour of chronic benign neutropenia in Chinese children in Hong Kong. DESIGN: Retrospective study. SETTING: University teaching hospital, Hong Kong. PATIENTS: All infants and children with absolute neutrophil count of 1.5 x 10(9) /L or lower for more than 3 m...

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Association between raised blood pressure and dysglycemia in Hong Kong Chinese

Cheung, BMY; Wat, NMS; Tso, AWK; Tam, S; Thomas, GN; Leung, GM; Tse, HF; Woo, J; Janus, ED; Lau, CP; Lam, TH; Lam, KSL

OBJECTIVE: To investigate the association between raised blood pressure and dysglycemia. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: We studied the association between raised blood pressure and dysglycemia in 1,862 subjects in the Hong Kong Cardiovascular Risk Factor Prevalence Study cohort. We determined the fact...

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Anterior chamber depth in elderly Chinese: the Liwan eye study

He, M; Huang, W; Zheng, Y; Alsbirk, PH; Foster, PJ

PURPOSE: To assess the anterior chamber depth (ACD) and its variation with age, gender, and angle width in elderly Chinese in an urban area of southern China. DESIGN: Cross-sectional study. PARTICIPANTS: Adults 50 and older were identified using cluster random sampling in Liwan District, Guangzhou. ...

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