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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2015, 12(3), 2901-2902; doi:10.3390/ijerph120302901

Comments on Lu et al. Association between Self-Reported Global Sleep Status and Prevalence of Hypertension in Chinese Adults: Data from Kailuan Community. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2015, 12, 488–503

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Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Wannan Medical University, Wuhu 241001, China
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Laboratory for Environment and Health, School of Earth and Environment, Anhui University of Science and Technology, Huainan 231001, China
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Department of Global Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
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School of Medicine, Tulane University, 1430 Tulane Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
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School of Food Science, Guangdong Pharmaceutical University, Zhongshan 528458, China
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School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
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Academic Editor: Paul B. Tchounwou
Received: 10 February 2015 / Accepted: 2 March 2015 / Published: 5 March 2015
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Lu et al. [1] examined the association between sleep status and prevalence of hypertension among Chinese adults varied by age and sex, using a cross-sectional study, including 5461 Chinese (4076 of them were male) aged 18 years or above, in Kailuan communities. Lu et al. claimed that short sleep duration was associated with hypertension only among Chinese men, and was attenuated after adjustment of sleep quality. However, the current conclusion of the study remains unclear.[...] View Full-Text
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Huang, Y.; Sriyotha, P.; Ali, G.; Sun, W. Comments on Lu et al. Association between Self-Reported Global Sleep Status and Prevalence of Hypertension in Chinese Adults: Data from Kailuan Community. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2015, 12, 488–503. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2015, 12, 2901-2902.

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