Contextual socioeconomic determinants of cardiovascular risk factors in rural south-west China: a multilevel analysis


BACKGROUND We examined independent influences of contextual variables on cardiovascular risk factors in Shilin county, Yunnan province, South-west China. METHODS Three villages were selected from each of the ten townships based on probability proportional to size. In each selected village, 200 individuals aged > or = 45 years were chosen based on simple… (More)


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