C M Schooling

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Affiliation: University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Inequality and inequity in access to health care and treatment for chronic conditions in China: the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study
    Timothy M Elwell-Sutton
    The University of Hong Kong, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China E mail
    Health Policy Plan 28:467-79. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Timing of solid food introduction and obesity: Hong Kong's "children of 1997" birth cohort
    Shi Lin Lin
    Lifestyle and Life Course Epidemiology Group, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, PR China
    Pediatrics 131:e1459-67. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Lifetime growth and blood pressure in adolescence: Hong Kong's "children of 1997" birth cohort
    Michelle Heys
    Lifestyle and Life Course Epidemiology Group, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Pediatrics 131:e62-72. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Breastfeeding, childhood milk consumption, and onset of puberty
    Man Ki Kwok
    Life course and Lifestyle Epidemiology Group, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Pediatrics 130:e631-9. 2012
  5. pmc Life-course origins of social inequalities in adult immune cell markers of inflammation in a developing southern Chinese population: the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study
    Douglas A West
    School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    BMC Public Health 12:269. 2012
  6. pmc Is childhood meat eating associated with better later adulthood cognition in a developing population?
    Michelle Heys
    Department of Community Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Eur J Epidemiol 25:507-16. 2010
  7. pmc Alcohol and cardio-respiratory deaths in Chinese: a population-based case-control study of 32,462 older Hong Kong adults
    C Mary Schooling
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, PR China
    BMC Public Health 9:49. 2009
  8. pmc Does economic development contribute to sex differences in ischaemic heart disease mortality? Hong Kong as a natural experiment using a case-control study
    C Mary Schooling
    Dept of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    BMC Public Health 8:32. 2008
  9. doi request reprint A socio-historical hypothesis for the diabetes epidemic in Chinese--preliminary observations from Hong Kong as a natural experiment
    C M Schooling
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    Am J Hum Biol 21:346-53. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Explanations in practice
    C Mary Schooling
    School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pok Fu Lam Road, Hong Kong
    J Public Health (Oxf) 30:226-7; discussion 232-3. 2008

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  1. doi request reprint Inequality and inequity in access to health care and treatment for chronic conditions in China: the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study
    Timothy M Elwell-Sutton
    The University of Hong Kong, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China E mail
    Health Policy Plan 28:467-79. 2013
    ..Further work is needed on why access to treatment for chronic conditions in China is restricted for those on low incomes and how these inequities can be mitigated. ..
  2. doi request reprint Timing of solid food introduction and obesity: Hong Kong's "children of 1997" birth cohort
    Shi Lin Lin
    Lifestyle and Life Course Epidemiology Group, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, PR China
    Pediatrics 131:e1459-67. 2013
    ..We examined the association of the timing of the introduction of solid food with BMI and overweight (including obesity) into adolescence in a developed non-Western setting, in which childhood obesity is less clearly socially patterned...
  3. doi request reprint Lifetime growth and blood pressure in adolescence: Hong Kong's "children of 1997" birth cohort
    Michelle Heys
    Lifestyle and Life Course Epidemiology Group, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Pediatrics 131:e62-72. 2013
    ..Most observations are from Western populations; it is unclear whether these are biologically based or contextually specific. We examined the associations of growth with blood pressure in adolescence...
  4. doi request reprint Breastfeeding, childhood milk consumption, and onset of puberty
    Man Ki Kwok
    Life course and Lifestyle Epidemiology Group, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Pediatrics 130:e631-9. 2012
    ..This study examined whether breastfeeding or childhood milk consumption was associated with pubertal onset in a setting with different associations of breastfeeding and puberty with socioeconomic position...
  5. pmc Life-course origins of social inequalities in adult immune cell markers of inflammation in a developing southern Chinese population: the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study
    Douglas A West
    School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    BMC Public Health 12:269. 2012
    ..Inflammation may be a mechanism linking socioeconomic position (SEP) with cardiovascular disease. In a large sample of older residents of Guangzhou, in southern China, we examined the association of life course SEP with inflammation...
  6. pmc Is childhood meat eating associated with better later adulthood cognition in a developing population?
    Michelle Heys
    Department of Community Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Eur J Epidemiol 25:507-16. 2010
    ..If confirmed, these results highlight the importance of adequate childhood nutrition and they also emphasise the childhood and adolescent antecedents of adult disease, with corresponding public health implications for healthy aging...
  7. pmc Alcohol and cardio-respiratory deaths in Chinese: a population-based case-control study of 32,462 older Hong Kong adults
    C Mary Schooling
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, PR China
    BMC Public Health 9:49. 2009
    ..e. southern Chinese, to provide an assessment of the specific impact of moderate alcohol use on mortality from ischemic heart disease (IHD) and chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPD)...
  8. pmc Does economic development contribute to sex differences in ischaemic heart disease mortality? Hong Kong as a natural experiment using a case-control study
    C Mary Schooling
    Dept of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    BMC Public Health 8:32. 2008
    ..We examined whether excess male risk of IHD mortality was higher with birth in an economically developed environment...
  9. doi request reprint A socio-historical hypothesis for the diabetes epidemic in Chinese--preliminary observations from Hong Kong as a natural experiment
    C M Schooling
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    Am J Hum Biol 21:346-53. 2009
    ..Whether the current epidemic of diabetes is a long-standing effect of such mismatch or a "first-generation through effect" generated by rapid economic development causing disproportionate growth remains to be determined...
  10. doi request reprint Explanations in practice
    C Mary Schooling
    School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pok Fu Lam Road, Hong Kong
    J Public Health (Oxf) 30:226-7; discussion 232-3. 2008
  11. ncbi request reprint Short- and medium-term outcomes of accelerated infant growth in a Hong Kong Chinese birth cohort
    C M Schooling
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Hong Kong Med J 15:17-21. 2009
    ..4. The ability to grow fast may be an embodiment of good health status, rather than fast growth being causally protective...
  12. pmc Parental death during childhood and adult cardiovascular risk in a developing country: the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study
    C Mary Schooling
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 6:e19675. 2011
    ..We examined the association of a potential marker of childhood emotional adversity with cardiovascular disease risk factors in a developing country...
  13. doi request reprint A socio-biological explanation for social disparities in non-communicable chronic diseases: the product of history?
    C M Schooling
    School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Units 624 627, Core F, Cyberport 3, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:941-9. 2010
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  14. pmc Growth environment and sex differences in lipids, body shape and diabetes risk
    C Mary Schooling
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 2:e1070. 2007
    ..We assessed if environment during growth had sex-specific associations with lipids and body shape, but not diabetes...
  15. doi request reprint Are height and leg length universal markers of childhood conditions? The Guangzhou Biobank cohort study
    C M Schooling
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:607-14. 2008
    ..In the first generations to experience the epidemiologic transition and associated economic development, epigenetic constraints on growth might preclude improved childhood conditions from increasing leg growth or height...
  16. doi request reprint Leg length and age of puberty among men and women from a developing population: the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort study
    C M Schooling
    Department of Community Medicine, and School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Am J Hum Biol 22:683-7. 2010
    ..Cessation of leg growth, driven by estrogen, occurs earlier in puberty in girls than boys. We hypothesized that leg length and relative leg length, as sitting height to leg ratio, might have sex-specific associations with age of puberty...
  17. doi request reprint Intergenerational influences on diabetes in a developing population: the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study
    S Kavikondala
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, China
    Am J Hum Biol 23:747-54. 2011
    ..To assess if intergenerational mismatch contributed, we tested whether the associations varied by life course SEP...
  18. pmc Estimated birth weight and adult cardiovascular risk factors in a developing southern Chinese population: a cross sectional study
    C M Schooling
    School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    BMC Public Health 10:270. 2010
    ..We studied the association of birth weight and cardiovascular risk, using birth rank as an instrumental variable, in Southern China...
  19. ncbi request reprint Life-course origins of social inequalities in metabolic risk in the population of a developing country
    C M Schooling
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Am J Epidemiol 167:419-28. 2008
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  20. doi request reprint Pathways to obesity in a developing population: The Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study
    S Kavikondala
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Epidemiol 38:72-82. 2009
    ..In a recently developing population (from southern China) we examined the association of life-course socio-economic position (SEP) with obesity...
  21. ncbi request reprint Are universal standards for optimal infant growth appropriate? Evidence from a Hong Kong Chinese birth cohort
    L L Hui
    The University of Hong Kong, Department of Community Medicine, 5 F William MW Mong Block, Room 5 21, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Arch Dis Child 93:561-5. 2008
    ..Age and sex specific z scores were calculated relative to the WHO growth standards for term singletons...
  22. doi request reprint Is leg length a biomarker of childhood conditions in older Chinese women? The Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study
    C M Schooling
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:160-6. 2008
    ..It was hypothesised that in transitioning populations better childhood conditions may bring forward puberty and thus decrease leg length, counteracting the overall positive effect of a favourable childhood environment on leg growth...
  23. doi request reprint Evaluation of moderate alcohol use and cognitive function among men using a Mendelian randomization design in the Guangzhou biobank cohort study
    S L Au Yeung
    Lifestyle and Lifecourse Epidemiology Group, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Am J Epidemiol 175:1021-8. 2012
    ..03 words per alcohol unit, 95% confidence interval: -0.18, 0.13) or MMSE score (0.06 points per alcohol unit, 95% confidence interval: -0.22, 0.34). Moderate alcohol use is unlikely to be cognitively protective...
  24. pmc Childhood meat eating and inflammatory markers: the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study
    C M Schooling
    School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    BMC Public Health 11:345. 2011
    ..We tested this hypothesis, using recalled childhood meat eating as a proxy for childhood nutrition, in southern China...
  25. doi request reprint Early life second-hand smoke exposure and serious infectious morbidity during the first 8 years: evidence from Hong Kong's "Children of 1997" birth cohort
    M K Kwok
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Tob Control 17:263-70. 2008
    ..Second-hand smoke (SHS) exposure is a modifiable cause of ill health. Despite the smoking ban in public places introduced in Hong Kong in 2007, infants and children continue to be exposed within the home...
  26. doi request reprint Socioeconomic influences at different life stages on health in Guangzhou, China
    Timothy M Elwell-Sutton
    The University of Hong Kong, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    Soc Sci Med 72:1884-92. 2011
    ..This suggests that the mechanisms linking socioeconomic position to health in China may be different from those in Western populations and may require context-specific policy interventions...
  27. doi request reprint Alcohol use and fasting glucose in a developing southern Chinese population: the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study
    C M Schooling
    School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:121-7. 2009
    ..A population with a different distribution of alcohol consumption and diabetes prevalence from Western populations was studied as a counterfactual comparison...
  28. doi request reprint Small for gestational age and age at puberty: evidence from Hong Kong's "Children of 1997" birth cohort
    L L Hui
    Life course and Lifestyle Epidemiology Group, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Am J Epidemiol 176:785-93. 2012
    ..However, the observation may be contextually specific depending on how other attributes, such as childhood growth, differ between SGA and other children...
  29. ncbi request reprint Influenza vaccination and hospitalisation in Elderly Health Centres
    C M Schooling
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 18:4-7. 2012
    ..The extent to which influenza vaccination protects older people from serious morbidity and mortality needs to be confirmed in appropriately designed studies, so that scarce health care resources can be used effectively..
  30. doi request reprint Paternal smoking and childhood overweight: evidence from the Hong Kong "Children of 1997"
    Man Ki Kwok
    University of Hong Kong, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, Hong Kong, China
    Pediatrics 126:e46-56. 2010
    ....
  31. pmc How does socioeconomic development affect risk of mortality? An age-period-cohort analysis from a recently transitioned population in China
    Roger Y Chung
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Am J Epidemiol 171:345-56. 2010
    ..The full population health consequences of these changes are unlikely to manifest until persons who have spent their early lives in such environments reach an age at which they become vulnerable to chronic diseases...
  32. ncbi request reprint Age-period-cohort analysis of tuberculosis notifications in Hong Kong from 1961 to 2005
    P Wu
    School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Thorax 63:312-6. 2008
    ..Given the potentially long latency period of TB infection, an investigation was undertaken to determine the extent to which TB incidence rates reflect the population history and the impact of public health interventions...
  33. ncbi request reprint Determinants of normoglycemia and contribution to cardiovascular risk factors in a Chinese population: the Hong Kong Cardiovascular Risk Factor Study
    G Neil Thomas
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    J Endocrinol Invest 29:528-35. 2006
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Patterns of and hypotheses for infection-related cancers in a Chinese population with rapid economic development
    R Y Chung
    School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    Epidemiol Infect 140:1904-19. 2012
    ..Birth cohort patterns were unclear for nasopharyngeal, stomach and liver cancers. Mortality rates for cancers related to early infections may depend on population history, with delayed reductions for some infection-related cancers...
  35. doi request reprint The association between depressive symptoms and mortality among Chinese elderly: a Hong Kong cohort study
    Wenjie Sun
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong, China
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66:459-66. 2011
    ..The current study examined the association between depressive symptoms and all-cause and cause-specific mortality in Chinese older people. Further to examine whether any associations were similar by sex and health status...
  36. pmc Smoking, quitting and mortality in an elderly cohort of 56,000 Hong Kong Chinese
    Tai Hing Lam
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Tob Control 16:182-9. 2007
    ..Although the harms of smoking are well established, it is unclear how they extend into old age in the Chinese...
  37. pmc Height, its components, and cardiovascular risk among older Chinese: a cross-sectional analysis of the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study
    C Mary Schooling
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Am J Public Health 97:1834-41. 2007
    ..To clarify the role of childhood conditions, we examined the associations of height and its components with cardiovascular risk among older Chinese people...
  38. doi request reprint Does smoking affect hospital use before death? A comparison of ever- and never-smokers in the last years of life
    Sarah M McGhee
    From the Department of Community Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Med Care 46:614-9. 2008
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  39. doi request reprint Intergenerational 'mismatch' and adiposity in a developing population: the Guangzhou biobank cohort study
    Sushma Kavikondala
    The University of Hong Kong, Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    Soc Sci Med 70:834-43. 2010
    ..Our findings, although preliminary, imply that a transient epidemic of obesity may occur in the first generation of women who experience economic development...
  40. ncbi request reprint Snoring and vascular risk factors and disease in a low-risk Chinese population: the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study
    G Neil Thomas
    Department of Community Medicine, and School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam
    Sleep 29:896-900. 2006
    ..We therefore describe the association between snoring and vascular disease and associated risk factors...
  41. doi request reprint Social disparities and cause-specific mortality during economic development
    C Mary Schooling
    Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, School of Public Health, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Soc Sci Med 70:1550-7. 2010
    ..This is of particular relevance to China and other emerging economies where there may be a window of opportunity to prevent disparities in cancer and cardiovascular diseases occurring...
  42. doi request reprint Mendelian randomization and estimation of treatment efficacy for chronic diseases
    C M Schooling
    School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Am J Epidemiol 177:1128-33. 2013
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Is height associated with cardiovascular risk in Chinese adults?
    C Mary Schooling
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Epidemiology 18:274-8. 2007
    ..Better childhood conditions, proxied by greater height, are usually protective against ischemic heart disease in western countries. These relations are less evident in other settings...
  44. ncbi request reprint Identification of factors differentially associated with isolated impaired fasting glucose and isolated post-load impaired glucose tolerance: the Hong Kong Cardiovascular Risk Factor Study
    G Neil Thomas
    Department of Community Medicine, and School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Eur J Endocrinol 155:623-32. 2006
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome increases all-cause and vascular mortality: the Hong Kong Cardiovascular Risk Factor Study
    G Neil Thomas
    Department of Community Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 66:666-71. 2007
    ..The metabolic syndrome has been associated with increased mortality in some Caucasian populations, but data in Asian populations are not available. We present data describing the association of the metabolic syndrome with mortality...
  46. ncbi request reprint Health care consequences of cesarean birth during the first 18 months of life
    Gabriel M Leung
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Epidemiology 18:479-84. 2007
    ..Elective cesarean delivery is increasingly common. The potential effects of surgical delivery in an unselected sample of infants beyond the immediate neonatal period remain poorly defined...
  47. ncbi request reprint Age of menarche and the metabolic syndrome in China
    Michelle Heys
    Department of Community Medicine, and School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Epidemiology 18:740-6. 2007
    ..We sought to determine the relation between age of menarche and the metabolic syndrome in a rapidly developing Chinese population...
  48. ncbi request reprint Diet synergies and mortality--a population-based case-control study of 32,462 Hong Kong Chinese older adults
    C Mary Schooling
    Department of Community Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    Int J Epidemiol 35:418-26. 2006
    ....
  49. doi request reprint Birth weight, infant growth, and childhood body mass index: Hong Kong's children of 1997 birth cohort
    L L Hui
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, 5 F William M W Mong Block, 21 Sassoon Rd, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:212-8. 2008
    ..To investigate the association between birth weight, infant growth rate, and childhood adiposity as a proxy for adult metabolic or cardiovascular risk in a Chinese population with a history of recent and rapid economic development...
  50. pmc Moderate alcohol use and mortality from ischaemic heart disease: a prospective study in older Chinese people
    C Mary Schooling
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 3:e2370. 2008
    ..Evidence from populations with different patterns of alcohol use and IHD can provide crucial evidence. We assessed the association of moderate alcohol use with IHD mortality in older Chinese people from Hong Kong...
  51. doi request reprint Does breastfeeding protect against childhood overweight? Hong Kong's 'Children of 1997' birth cohort
    Man Ki Kwok
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Epidemiol 39:297-305. 2010
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Socio-economic disparities of childhood Body Mass Index in a newly developed population: evidence from Hong Kong's 'Children of 1997' birth cohort
    C Mary Schooling
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    Arch Dis Child 95:437-43. 2010
    ..The authors examined whether childhood BMI was associated with family or neighbourhood socio-economic characteristics in a recently and rapidly developed Chinese population...
  53. doi request reprint Moderate alcohol use, health status, and mortality in a prospective Chinese elderly cohort
    Wenjie Sun
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong
    Ann Epidemiol 19:396-403. 2009
    ..e., effect modification) by health status or changes in alcohol use with ill-health and aging (i.e., reverse causality).We examined whether alcohol had the same association with mortality in healthy and unhealthy older people...
  54. ncbi request reprint Childhood growth and adulthood cognition in a rapidly developing population
    Michelle Heys
    Department of Community Medicine, and School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Epidemiology 20:91-9. 2009
    ..We examined the association of height and its components with adulthood cognitive function in an area of southern China where there has been rapid economic development...
  55. doi request reprint Does childhood meat eating contribute to sex differences in risk factors for ischaemic heart disease in a developing population?
    Michelle Heys
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:522-8. 2011
    ..This study tests this hypothesis by examining the association of childhood meat eating with IHD risk in a developing Chinese population...
  56. ncbi request reprint Obesity, physical activity, and mortality in a prospective chinese elderly cohort
    C Mary Schooling
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Arch Intern Med 166:1498-504. 2006
    ..This apparent lack of relationship in older people could be an artifactual result of their diverse health states...
  57. doi request reprint Infant growth during the first year of life and subsequent hospitalization to 8 years of age
    L L Hui
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Epidemiology 21:332-9. 2010
    ..We tested the life history trade-off hypothesis that rapid infant growth is associated with lower risk of serious childhood morbidity (in particular, infection) proxied by hospital admission...
  58. ncbi request reprint Effect of obesity in patients with coronary artery disease
    C Mary Schooling
    Lancet 368:1645; author reply 1645-6. 2006
  59. ncbi request reprint Smoking and mortality in the oldest-old, evidence from a prospective cohort of 56,000 Hong Kong Chinese
    Tai Hing Lam
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:2090-1. 2007
  60. ncbi request reprint Cohort profile: The Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study, a Guangzhou-Hong Kong-Birmingham collaboration
    Chaoqiang Jiang
    Guangzhou Occupational Disease Prevention and Treatment Centre, Guangzhou No 12 Hospital, Guangzhou, People s Republic of China
    Int J Epidemiol 35:844-52. 2006