Diabetes and hypertension: public awareness and lifestyle - findings of a health mela.

@article{Rafique2003DiabetesAH,
  title={Diabetes and hypertension: public awareness and lifestyle - findings of a health mela.},
  author={Ghazala Rafique and Ali Khan Khuwaja},
  journal={Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP},
  year={2003},
  volume={13 12},
  pages={679-83}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the frequencies of diabetes, hypertension and their established lifestyle risk factors and to assess the level of awareness about diabetes and hypertension amongst persons attending a health mela at the Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH), Karachi. DESIGN Cross-sectional, analytical study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY One-day health mela held at AKUH, Karachi. SUBJECTS AND METHODS A total of 264 participants were administered structured questionnaire to obtain… CONTINUE READING

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