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Association of TV Viewing and All-Cause Mortality in Older Adults With Hypertension: A 6-Year Longitudinal Study

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Author(s):
Lemes, Italo Ribeiro [1] ; Sui, Xuemei [2] ; Turi-Lynch, Bruna Camilo [3] ; Blair, Steven N. [2] ; Fernandes, Romulo Araujo [4] ; Codogno, Jamile Sanches [4] ; Monteiro, Henrique Luiz [5]
Total Authors: 7
Affiliation:
[1] Sao Paulo State Univ UNESP, Dept Phys Therapy, Presidente Prudente - Brazil
[2] Univ South Carolina, Dept Exercise Sci, Columbia, SC 29208 - USA
[3] Fac Dracena UNIFADRA, Dept Phys Educ, Dracena - Brazil
[4] Sao Paulo State Univ UNESP, Dept Phys Educ, Presidente Prudente - Brazil
[5] Sao Paulo State Univ UNESP, Dept Phys Educ, Bauru - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 5
Document type: Journal article
Source: JOURNAL OF AGING AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY; v. 27, n. 3, p. 378-383, JUN 2019.
Web of Science Citations: 2
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to examine the longitudinal association between television (TV) viewing and all-cause mortality in older adults with hypertension. Sedentary behavior, physical activity, hypertension, and other chronic diseases were assessed by face-to-face interviews and confirmed by medical history. Mortality was reported by relatives and confirmed in medical records of the National Health System. The fully adjusted model showed a direct association between high TV viewing time and all-cause mortality; hazard ratio: 1.65 (95% confidence interval {[}1.02-2.68]). Women with high TV viewing were more likely to die than men. Higher TV viewing time was associated with all-cause mortality among those with diabetes and hypertension; hazard ratio: 3.54 (95% confidence interval {[}1.64-7.66]). The findings from this longitudinal study show that higher TV viewing time is associated with higher risk for all-cause mortality among older adults with hypertension, independently of physical activity, and other potential confounders. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 15/17777-3 - Physical activity, risk factors for metabolic syndrome and healthcare expenditures among users of the Brazilian national health system: 8-year longitudinal study
Grantee:Ítalo Ribeiro Lemes
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 16/11140-6 - Physical activity, obesity and risk factors for metabolic syndrome in the brazilian public health system: a longitudinal study
Grantee:Ítalo Ribeiro Lemes
Support type: Scholarships abroad - Research Internship - Doctorate