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This study proposes a model that identifies a set of demographic and socioeconomic characteristics that differentiates the US pleasure travellers selecting China or Hong Kong as a travel destination from those choosing other Asian destinations. Household income, age, gender, years of education,...

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Cai, L. A.; Morrison, A. M.; Braunlich, C. G.; O'Leary, J. T.
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Leisure Marketing, 1996, 4, 2, pp 49-61
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This paper explores the factors contributing to Chinese womens' achievements in modern competitive sports, and asks why their performances are vastly superior to that of their male compatriots. It argues that Chinese women's enormous progress is the result of various factors interacting with each...

Author(s)
Yannong, F.; Jun, J.; Wei, F.
Citation
International Journal of the History of Sport, 1997, 14, 1, pp 191-194
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The characteristics, travel patterns and destination selection attributes, and perceptions and satisfaction level of mainland Chinese visitors travelling to Hong Kong are identified. A self administered, closed-ended questionnaire was sent out to 275 mainland Chinese visitors, of which 100 usable...

Author(s)
Hailin Qu; Li, I.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1997, 35, 4, pp 37-41
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To have a better understanding about Japanese leisure travellers, this study was designed to identify the relative importance of vacation motives as perceived by Japanese travellers; to identify the underlying dimensions of the vacation motives; and to examine the significant differences between...

Author(s)
Heung, V. C. S.; Qu HaiLin; Chu, R.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2001, 22, 3, pp 259-269
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Background: Inactivity is a modifiable risk factor for many diseases. Rapid economic development in China has been associated with changes in lifestyle, including physical activity. The purpose of this study was to investigate the patterns and correlates of physical activity in middle-aged and...

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Jurj, A. L.; Wen, W. Q.; Gao YuTang; Matthews, C. E.; Yang, G.; Li HongLan; Zheng, W.; Shu, X. O.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Public Health, 2007, 7, 213, pp (21 August 2007)
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Introduction: Physical activity (PA) is inversely related to the risk of many chronic diseases. Understanding PA patterns and their correlates has significant public health implications. Methods: The PA patterns and their association with socioeconomic status and lifestyle factors were investigated ...

Author(s)
Lee SangAh; Xu WangHong; Zheng Wei; Li HongLan; Yang Gong; Xiang YongBing; Shu XiaoOu
Publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Hagerstown, USA
Citation
Medicine and Science in Sports & Exercise, 2007, 39, 10, pp 1700-1707
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Objective: The study was conducted to analyze the patterns and influencing factors of adult physical activities in Zhejiang province. Methods: With the data from the provincial nutrition and health survey in Zhejiang, 2002, the conditions of the physical activities of 3226 adults from 16...

Author(s)
Zhang Jie; Yu Min; Chen YaPing; Zhong JieMing; He QingFang; Hu RuYing; Gong WeiWei
Publisher
Editorial Board of Disease Surveillance, Beijing, China
Citation
Disease Surveillance, 2008, 23, 4, pp 244-246
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The sedentary behaviour during leisure time of 54 398 adults (25 773 men and 28 625 women; aged 18 years and over) residing in China, as well as the associated sociodemographic factors were investigated using data from the 2002 China National Nutrition and Health Survey. The results showed that...

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Liu AiLing; Hu XiaoQi; Cui ZhaoHui; Li YanPing; Luan DeChun; Ma GuanSheng
Publisher
Acta Nutrimenta Sinica c/o Institute of Hygiene and Environmental Medicine, Tianjin, China
Citation
Acta Nutrimenta Sinica, 2008, 30, 4, pp 345-349
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Background: This study describes physical activity patterns and their association with socioeconomic factors in six countries in the Asia-Pacific region, and examines whether physical activity associations with socioeconomic status follow similar patterns across the six countries. Methods:...

Author(s)
Bauman, A.; Ma GuanSheng; Cuevas, F.; Omar, Z.; Waqanivalu, T.; Phongsavan, P.; Keke, K.; Bhushan, A.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, 2011, 65, 1, pp 35-43
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We sought to determine the pattern of the concurrent sexual partnerships among Chinese men and its correlates with individual, partnership and community factors. Using data from the Chinese Health and Family Life Survey, we examined the prevalence and distribution of sexual concurrency of 1689 men. ...

Author(s)
Wang, W. J.; Huang, C.; Nguyen, H.; Mosley, H.
Publisher
Academic Journals, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology, 2011, 3, 4, pp 167-176

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