Burden and correlates of non-communicable-diseases among rural residents: a cross-sectional study in Hebei, China

@inproceedings{Yang2015BurdenAC,
  title={Burden and correlates of non-communicable-diseases among rural residents: a cross-sectional study in Hebei, China},
  author={Junjun Yang and Wenya Yu and Qiang Zhou and Tanmay Mahapatra and Yiqiu Li and Xiaoyan Zhang and Lei Chen and Sanchita Mahapatra and Yuying Yan and Weiming Tang},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) is increasing rapidly in most of the developing countries including China, even in rural areas. Dearth of representative data called for an investigation to estimate the burden and identify the correlates of NCDs in rural China. METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted involving a representative sample of 6003 consenting randomly selected rural residents aged 15 years or more, from 36 villages of Shijiazhuang in Hebei province of… CONTINUE READING