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BACKGROUND In order to decrease the burden of cardiovascular disease (CVD), social determinants for CVD risk factors have been extensively studied in developed countries. However, few studies about them have been performed in low-middle-income countries. This study describes factors related to CVD risk factors in low-middle-income countries at a national(More)
BACKGROUND Today, non-communicable diseases, mainly cardiovascular diseases and diabetes, represent a leading threat to human health and development. This study observed mortality trends in all income group countries in relation to a wide variety of related factors like economical and environmental factors, health behaviour and health risk factors. STUDY(More)
Smoking is one of the major health threats and is highly prevalent in Korea. This study quantifies the burden of disease (BOD) resulting from smoking by using the most reliable national statistics of Korea. We followed Global Burden of Disease Study (GBD) 2013 methodology for estimating BOD attributable to smoking. Population attributable fraction was(More)
The World Health Organization works in health related aspects of human reproduction, family planning, and population dynamics with an emphasis on the integration of family planning services with basic health services and the strengthening of those services. It is also involved in research, training, health and medical education, and promotion of nursing,(More)
This study aims to estimate the burden of disease (BOD) due to secondhand smoking (SHS) in Korea. SHS-related diseases were selected via systematic review. Population attributable fraction (PAF) was calculated by using standard formula. Disability adjusted life years (DALYs) were estimated using Statistical Office and Health Insurance data. SHS burden was(More)
OBJECTIVES To analyse public attitudes towards access for non-citizens to publicly funded health care and to assess the factors that affect such attitudes. STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional study. METHODS Data from 29 countries were used for a multilevel regression, and data from four countries (United States, Sweden, Philippines, and Korea) were used for a(More)
BACKGROUND This study aimed to evaluate the perception of lay people regarding determinants of health at global level and factors affecting it. METHODS Data was collected from International Social Survey Program (ISSP) and World Bank website. Multilevel regression analysis was done and lay people's perception regarding health behavior, environment,(More)
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