Document details for 'Integrating Sleep, Physical Activity, and Diet Quality to Estimate All-Cause Mortality Risk: A Combined Compositional Clustering and Survival Analysis of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2005-2006 Cycle'

Authors Del Pozo Cruz, B., McGregor, D.E., Del Pozo-Cruz, J., Buman, M., Palarea Albaladejo, J., Alfonso-Rosa, R.M. and Chastin, S.F.M.
Publication details American Journal of Epidemiology 189(10), 1057-1064. Oxford Academic.
Publisher details Oxford Academic
Keywords 24-hour lifestyle behaviors, early death, cluster analysis, compositional data analysis
Abstract We aimed to compare all-cause mortality risk across clusters of adults 50+ (n = 1,035) with common lifestyle behaviors patterns. Log-ratio coordinates of 24h movement pattern and z-scores of diet quality were used as input into a model-based clustering analysis. A Cox regression model was fitted to ascertain the all-cause mortality risk associated with each cluster. Participants were clustered into 4 groups: (1) a group characterized by a better physical activity profile and longer sleep duration coupled with an average diet quality (Cluster 1); (2) a group with the poorest activity profile and shortest sleep but also the best diet quality (Cluster 2); (3) another group featuring lower levels of activity of either intensity and higher levels of sedentary behavior and also a poor diet quality score (Cluster 3); and lastly (4) a group with an average diet quality and the best activity profile in the sample (Cluster 4). The Cox regression model fitted suggested that a combination of a poorer diet and activity profile increased the prospective risk of all-cause mortality. Our estimations reaffirm the importance of considering diet quality and the 24h movement pattern when developing interventions to improve health and, ultimately, risk of premature mortality.
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