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Socioeconomic status and risk of cardiovascular disease in 20 low-income, middle-income, and high-income countries: the Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiologic (PURE) study.
BACKGROUND Socioeconomic status is associated with differences in risk factors for cardiovascular disease incidence and outcomes, including mortality. However, it is unclear whether the associationsExpand
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Impact of targeted interventions on heterosexual transmission of HIV in India
BackgroundTargeted interventions (TIs) have been a major strategy for HIV prevention in India. We evaluated the impact of TIs on HIV prevalence in high HIV prevalence southern states (Tamil Nadu,Expand
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Application of Mixed Method Approach in Public Health Research
  • M. Kaur
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Indian journal of community medicine : official…
  • 1 April 2016
Public health has followed predominantly a positivist approach based on epidemiology — A quantitative discipline.(1) Positivism considers that the society, like the physical world, operates accordingExpand
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Availability, affordability, and consumption of fruits and vegetables in 18 countries across income levels: findings from the Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) study.
BACKGROUND Several international guidelines recommend the consumption of two servings of fruits and three servings of vegetables per day, but their intake is thought to be low worldwide. We aimed toExpand
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Maternal and Perinatal Death Inquiry and Response Project Implementation Review in India
PurposeProfile of maternal deaths in selected districts of four Indian states was studied to examine the regional differences in non-biological causal factors (socioeconomic and sociocultural) inExpand
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Availability and affordability of blood pressure-lowering medicines and the effect on blood pressure control in high-income, middle-income, and low-income countries: an analysis of the PURE study
BACKGROUND Hypertension is considered the most important risk factor for cardiovascular diseases, but its control is poor worldwide. We aimed to assess the availability and affordability of bloodExpand
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The Cost of Universal Health Care in India: A Model Based Estimate
Introduction As high out-of-pocket healthcare expenses pose heavy financial burden on the families, Government of India is considering a variety of financing and delivery options to universalizeExpand
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The views and attitudes of health professionals providing antenatal care to women with a high BMI: a qualitative research study.
BACKGROUND The prevalence of overweight and obesity is increasing amongst women of child bearing age. The objective of this study was to investigate the views and attitudes of providers of antenatalExpand
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Wealth and cardiovascular health: a cross-sectional study of wealth-related inequalities in the awareness, treatment and control of hypertension in high-, middle- and low-income countries
BackgroundEffective policies to control hypertension require an understanding of its distribution in the population and the barriers people face along the pathway from detection through to treatmentExpand
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Association of Household Wealth Index, Educational Status, and Social Capital with Hypertension Awareness, Treatment, and Control in South Asia
OBJECTIVE Hypertension control rates are low in South Asia. To determine association of measures of socioeconomic status (wealth, education, and social capital) with hypertension awareness,Expand
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