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The social patterning of risk factors for noncommunicable diseases in five countries: evidence from the modeling the epidemiologic transition study (METS)

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Forrester, Terrence E
Plange-Rhule, Jacob
Lambert, Estelle V
Viswanathan, Bharathi
Riesen, Walter
Korte, Wolfgang
Levitt, Naomi
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Published in BMC public health. 2016, vol. 16, 956
Abstract Associations between socioeconomic status (SES) and risk factors for noncommunicable diseases (NCD-RFs) may differ in populations at different stages of the epidemiological transition. We assessed the social patterning of NCD-RFs in a study including populations with different levels of socioeconomic development.
Keywords AdultBlood PressureCholesterol/bloodChronic Disease/epidemiologyDeveloping Countries/statistics & numerical dataEpidemiologic StudiesExerciseFemaleHumansHypertension/epidemiologyMaleMiddle AgedObesity/epidemiologyPrevalenceRisk FactorsRural PopulationSmoking/epidemiologySocial ClassSocioeconomic FactorsUnited States/epidemiology
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PMID: 27612934
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STRINGHINI, Silvia et al. The social patterning of risk factors for noncommunicable diseases in five countries: evidence from the modeling the epidemiologic transition study (METS). In: BMC Public Health, 2016, vol. 16, p. 956. doi: 10.1186/s12889-016-3589-5 https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:157197

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