Multimorbidity is associated with TV-viewing, but not with other types of screen-based behaviors in Brazilian adults

Luciana L. S. Barboza, André O Werneck, Raphael H O Araujo, Luiz G G Porto & Danilo R Silva
Abstract Background The presence of multimorbidity increases the risk of mortality, and identifying correlates of multimorbidity can direct interventions by targeting specific modifiable correlates. Here we aimed to investigate the association between two types of screen-based behaviors and multimorbidity. Methods We used data from 87,678 Brazilian adults from the National Health Survey (2019). Multimorbidity (presence of two or more chronic conditions among 12 possibilities), TV-viewing, and time on other types of screens (computer, tablet, or...
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