Investigating diet and physical activity in Malaysia: education and family history of diabetes relate to lower levels of physical activity

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Tam, Cai Lian ; Bonn, Gregory ; Yeoh, Si Han ; Wong, Chee Piau (2014)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Psychology, volume 5 (issn: 1664-1078, eissn: 1664-1078)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01328, pmc: PMC4253661
  • Subject: health knowledge | Psychology | Original Research Article | exercise | diet | Malaysia | diabetes | lifestyle

The National Health and Morbidity Survey (NHMS, 2011), estimates that the number of Malaysian adults suffering from type 2 diabetes has increased from 8.3 to 31.2% since 1996. This study is a preliminary investigation of possible factors contributing to this epidemic. K... View more
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