Table of contents for Obesity and its related diseases in China : impact of the nutrition transition in urban and rural adults / Xiaoping Weng and Benjamin Caballero.

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CONTENTS
List of Tables viii 
List of Figures ix 
 Preface xi 
 Acknowledgements xv 
 Abbreviations xvi 
 Chapter 1 Introduction 1 
 References 3 
 Chapter 2 Background 5 
 2.1 Rationale 5 
2.1.1 Nutrition Transition in China 6 
 2.1.1.1 Urbanization 6 
 2.1.1.2 Dietary Patterns 9 
 2.1.1.3 Physical Activity 11 
2.1.1.4 Prevalence of Obesity and its Related 
Chronic Diseases 12 
2.1.2 The Metabolic Syndrome 13 
2.1.2.1 Complex Interrelationship Among the 
Components of the Metabolic Syndrome 14 
2.1.2.2 Risk Factors for the Metabolic Syndrome 16 
2.1.2.3 Diagnosis of the Syndrome 18 
2.1.3 Asian-Speci.c Criteria for Overweight and 
Central Obesity 20 
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2.2 
Research Questions 23
 2.3 
Study Design 23
 2.3.1 
Study Locations 23
2.3.2 
Subjects and Methods 24
 2.4 
References 26
Chapter 3 Is the Metabolic Syndrome a Uni. ed Entity? 
Assessing the Structure of the Metabolic Syndrome in a Chinese Population 
3.1 
Abstract 35
 3.2 
Introduction 36 
3.3 
Methods 38 
3.4 
Results 40
 3.5 
Discussion 47
 3.6 
References 50 
Chapter 4 Body Mass Index as a Predictor of 
4.1 
Abstract 55 
4.2 
Introduction 56 
4.3 
Methods 57
 4.4 
Results 59
 4.5 
Discussion 62
 4.6 
References 68
 4.7 
Appendix 71 
Metabolic Syndrome in the 
Chinese Population 
55 
Chapter 5 Prevalence of the Metabolic Syndrome in 
Chinese Adults
: An Urban-Rural Comparison 75 
5.1 
Abstract 75
 5.2 
Introduction 76
 5.3 
Methods 77
 5.4 
Results 78
 5.5 
Discussion 82
 5.6 
References 87
 Chapter 6 General Discussion 89 
6.1 
Major .ndings 90
6.2
 Strengths and Limitations 95
6.3
 Future Research 97
 6.4 
References 99

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Obesity -- China -- Epidemiology.
Metabolism -- Disorders -- China -- Epidemiology.
Nutrition -- China -- Evaluation.
Health transition -- China.
Urban health -- China.
Obesity -- epidemiology -- China.
Cross-Sectional Studies -- China.
Metabolic Diseases -- epidemiology -- China.
Nutritional Status -- China.
Urbanization -- China.