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Worldwide trends in body-mass index, underweight, overweight, and obesity from 1975 to 2016: a pooled analysis of 2416 population-based measurement studies in 128·9 million children, adolescents, and…
Worldwide trends in blood pressure from 1975 to 2015: a pooled analysis of 1479 population-based measurement studies with 19·1 million participants
Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in Central America: a cross-sectional population-based study.
- R. Wong-McClure, E. Gregg, Jaime Tortós-Guzmán
- Medicine, Political ScienceRevista panamericana de salud publica = Pan…
- 1 September 2015
Overall prevalence of metabolic syndrome in Central America is high and Strengthening surveillance of chronic diseases and establishing effective programs for preventing cardiovascular diseases might reduce the risk of MetS.
Worldwide trends in hypertension prevalence and progress in treatment and control from 1990 to 2019: a pooled analysis of 1201 population-representative studies with 104 million participants
Height and body-mass index trajectories of school-aged children and adolescents from 1985 to 2019 in 200 countries and territories: a pooled analysis of 2181 population-based studies with 65 million…
Repositioning of the global epicentre of non-optimal cholesterol
- Cristina Bin Honor Rodrigo M. Goodarz Rod T. Farshad Marisa Taddei Zhou Bixby Carrillo-Larco Danaei Jackson Fa, C. Taddei, M. Ezzati
- 1 June 2020
The global repositioning of lipid-related risk, with non-optimal cholesterol shifting from a distinct feature of high-income countries in northwestern Europe, north America and Australasia to one that affects countries in east and southeast Asia and Oceania should motivate the use of population-based policies and personal interventions to improve nutrition and enhance access to treatment throughout the world.
Rising rural body-mass index is the main driver of the global obesity epidemic in adults
There is an urgent need for an integrated approach to rural nutrition that enhances financial and physical access to healthy foods, to avoid replacing the rural undernutrition disadvantage in poor countries with a more general malnutrition disadvantage that entails excessive consumption of low-quality calories.
Trends in cardiometabolic risk factors in the Americas between 1980 and 2014: a pooled analysis of population-based surveys
Contributions of mean and shape of blood pressure distribution to worldwide trends and variations in raised blood pressure: a pooled analysis of 1018 population-based measurement studies with 88.6…
- Bin James Mariachiara Honor Goodarz Kaveh Cristina Rod Zhou Bentham Di Cesare Bixby Danaei Hajifathalian , Bin Zhou, J. Cisneros
- MedicineInternational Journal of Epidemiology
- 19 March 2018
Change in mean blood pressure is the main driver of the worldwide change in the prevalence of raised blood pressure, but change inThe high-blood-pressure tail of the distribution has also contributed to the change in prevalence, especially in older age groups.
Why were molecular studies not considered to classify Clostridium difficile isolates implicated in an outbreak?
- R. Wong-McClure, Leandra Abarca-Gómez, Michele O’Shea
- MedicineRevista panamericana de salud publica = Pan…
- 1 November 2013
For this study, samples were collected from all affected patients rather than from a subset of cases during the outbreak, which allowed us to compare the authors' results with those cited in existing literature in Latin America and in Costa Rica.