Guo Zhang Xu


Country: China


  1. Huang J, Li G, Liu Y, Huang J, Xu G, Qian X, et al. Projections for temperature-related years of life lost from cardiovascular diseases in the elderly in a Chinese city with typical subtropical climate. Environ Res. 2018;167:614-621 pubmed publisher
  2. Gong Q, Li S, Li H, Chen Q, Li X, Xu G. 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Status and Its Association with Sleep Duration in Chinese Schoolchildren. Nutrients. 2018;10: pubmed publisher
    ..67, 95% CI = 1.14⁻2.43). Low 25(OH)D levels were independently associated with the risk of insufficient sleep in Chinese adolescents. ..
  3. Pan X, Shu M, Ma R, Fang T, Dong H, Sun Y, et al. Varicella breakthrough infection and effectiveness of 2-dose varicella vaccine in China. Vaccine. 2018;36:5665-5670 pubmed publisher
    ..001). The 2-dose regimen provided excellent protection to prevent all varicella, and the universal 2-dose regimen of varicella vaccine should be recommended to prevent the varicella disease among children in China. ..
  4. Huang R, Ning H, He T, Bian G, Hu J, Xu G. Impact of PM10 and meteorological factors on the incidence of hand, foot, and mouth disease in female children in Ningbo, China: a spatiotemporal and time-series study. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2018;: pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings suggest that HFMD prevention strategies should focus more attention on local meteorological parameters. ..
  5. Gong Q, Li S, Li H, Cui J, Xu G. Insufficient Sleep Duration and Overweight/Obesity among Adolescents in a Chinese Population. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018;15: pubmed publisher
    ..Insufficient sleep duration was associated with overweight/obesity in Chinese adolescents, and short sleep duration was probably associated with central adiposity, especially among boys. ..
  6. Hong H, He T, Ni H, Zhang S, Xu G. Prevalence and genotype distribution of HPV infection among women in Ningbo, China. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2015;131:96-9 pubmed publisher
    ..In Ningbo, many women with cervical cytologic abnormalities have HPV infection. Vaccines targeting HPV52 and HPV58 in conjunction with HPV16 and HPV18 are required for the prevention and treatment of cervical lesions in Chinese women. ..
  7. Huang J, Li G, Qian X, Xu G, Zhao Y, Huang J, et al. The burden of ischemic heart disease related to ambient air pollution exposure in a coastal city in South China. Environ Res. 2018;164:255-261 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, using the indicator of YLL, considering the occurrence of death at different ages, provided more information for resource allocation and protection of vulnerable populations. ..
  8. Duan D, Xu J, Feng X, Astell Burt T, Xu G, Lu N, et al. Does body mass index and adult height influence cancer incidence among Chinese living with incident type 2 diabetes?. Cancer Epidemiol. 2018;53:187-194 pubmed publisher
    ..66-2.58) in the lowest and highest quartiles of height, respectively. In this sample of participants living with newly diagnosed T2D, cancer incidence was higher among those who were taller, but also lower among those with higher BMI. ..
  9. Ni H, Yang F, Li Y, Liu W, Jiao S, Li Z, et al. Apodemus agrarius is a potential natural host of severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome (SFTS)-causing novel bunyavirus. J Clin Virol. 2015;71:82-8 pubmed publisher
    ..agrarius shared great sequence homologies to those isolated from the patients living in nearby villages. The present study indicated that A. agrarius might be a natural host of SFTSV in East China. ..

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  1. Pan X, Ma R, Fang T, Xu G. [Varicella breakthrough infection and vaccine effectiveness with 1-dose varicella]. Zhonghua Yu Fang Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2015;49:611-4 pubmed
    ..86% in 2010 to 66.83% in 2013. The 1-dose varicella vaccine effectiveness was good, but breakthrough varicella infection rate was on the rise with time and the VE declined gradually from 2008 to 2013. ..
  2. Chen Y, Xu G, Ma R, Yi B, Fang T, Chen Q, et al. [A study on the epidemic of pneumonia among children in Ningbo City, Zhejiang province, 2009-2012]. Zhonghua Yu Fang Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2014;48:1053-6 pubmed
    ..Children under 1 year old were the major suffering group of pneumonia and severe pneumonia, which should be the key prevention group. The major bacterial pathogens of children's pneumonia in Ningbo are gram-negative bacteria. ..
  3. Gong Q, Li H, Zhang X, Zhang T, Cui J, Xu G. Associations between sleep duration and physical activity and dietary behaviors in Chinese adolescents: results from the Youth Behavioral Risk Factor Surveys of 2015. Sleep Med. 2017;37:168-173 pubmed publisher
    ..Sleep duration was associated with dietary behaviors, physical activity, and other health-related behaviors. These findings suggest that sleep duration could be a potential target for many health-risk behaviors in young adolescents. ..
  4. Gu S, Yang J, Woodward A, Li M, He T, Wang A, et al. The Short-Term Effects of Visibility and Haze on Mortality in a Coastal City of China: A Time-Series Study. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017;14: pubmed publisher
    ..These findings suggest that visibility and haze could be used as surrogates of air quality where pollutant data are scarce, and strengthen the evidence to develop policy to control air pollution and protect vulnerable populations. ..
  5. Ge E, Fan M, Qiu H, Hu H, Tian L, Wang X, et al. Ambient sulfur dioxide levels associated with reduced risk of initial outpatient visits for tuberculosis: A population based time series analysis. Environ Pollut. 2017;228:408-415 pubmed publisher
    ..Short-term exposure to ambient SO2 was associated with reduced risk of initial TB outpatient visits, suggesting acute protective effects of low-level ambient SO2 exposure on bacteria-induced pulmonary infections. ..
  6. Huang R, Bian G, He T, Chen L, Xu G. Effects of Meteorological Parameters and PM10 on the Incidence of Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease in Children in China. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2016;13: pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings will facilitate the development of effective preventive measures and early forecasting of HFMD outbreaks. ..
  7. Wang C, Li Y, Feng W, Liu K, Zhang S, Hu F, et al. Epidemiological Features and Forecast Model Analysis for the Morbidity of Influenza in Ningbo, China, 2006-2014. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017;14: pubmed publisher
    ..Given those results, the model we established could effectively predict the trend of influenza-related morbidity, providing a methodological basis for future influenza monitoring and control strategies in the study area. ..
  8. Gao J, Xu G, Ma W, Zhang Y, Woodward A, Vardoulakis S, et al. Perceptions of Health Co-Benefits in Relation to Greenhouse Gas Emission Reductions: A Survey among Urban Residents in Three Chinese Cities. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017;14: pubmed publisher