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Prevalence of diagnosed diabetes and associated risk factors: Evidence from the large-scale surveys in India
Context: India has observed the most devastating increases in the burden of diabetes in the contemporary era. However, so far, the comparable prevalence of diabetes is only available for limitedExpand
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Informing the scaling up of voluntary medical male circumcision efforts through the use of theory of reasoned action: survey findings among uncircumcised young men in Swaziland.
Assessing predictors of intention to circumcise can help to identify effective strategies for increasing uptake of voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC). Grounded in the theory of reasonedExpand
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A spatial analysis of childhood stunting and its contextual correlates in India
Abstract Introduction Despite various programmes aiming to improve the nutritional status of children, nearly 38% of children under age five are still stunted in India, and there is huge spatialExpand
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The global distribution of lymphatic filariasis, 2000–18: a geospatial analysis
Summary Background Lymphatic filariasis is a neglected tropical disease that can cause permanent disability through disruption of the lymphatic system. This disease is caused by parasitic filarialExpand
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Mapping local patterns of childhood overweight and wasting in low- and middle-income countries between 2000 and 2017
  • Damaris K. Jennifer M. Alice Sandra B. Lauren E. Mahdieh M Kinyoki Ross Lazzar-Atwood Munro Schaeffer Abbasal, Damaris K. Kinyoki, +926 authors S. Hay
  • Medicine, Geography
  • Nature Medicine
  • 20 April 2020
A double burden of malnutrition occurs when individuals, household members or communities experience both undernutrition and overweight. Here, we show geospatial estimates of overweight and wastingExpand
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Assessing the Impact of Family Planning Advice on Unmet Need and Contraceptive Use among Currently Married Women in Uttar Pradesh, India
Background Counseling/advice is one of the key interventions to promote family planning (FP) in developing countries, including India. It helps to improve the quality of care and reduce maternalExpand
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Mapping geographical inequalities in childhood diarrhoeal morbidity and mortality in low-income and middle-income countries, 2000–17: analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017
Summary Background Across low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs), one in ten deaths in children younger than 5 years is attributable to diarrhoea. The substantial between-country variation inExpand
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Mapping geographical inequalities in oral rehydration therapy coverage in low-income and middle-income countries, 2000–17
Summary Background Oral rehydration solution (ORS) is a form of oral rehydration therapy (ORT) for diarrhoea that has the potential to drastically reduce child mortality; yet, according to UNICEFExpand
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Prevalence and detecting spatial clustering of diabetes at the district level in India
BackgroundDiabetes is increasingly becoming a prevalent disease in developing countries such as India. This has raised great concern among public health practitioners, researchers and policy makers.Expand
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Mapping geographical inequalities in access to drinking water and sanitation facilities in low-income and middle-income countries, 2000–17
Summary Background Universal access to safe drinking water and sanitation facilities is an essential human right, recognised in the Sustainable Development Goals as crucial for preventing disease andExpand
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