Differences by sex in the prevalence of diabetes mellitus, impaired fasting glycaemia and impaired glucose tolerance in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Hilawe2013DifferencesBS,
  title={Differences by sex in the prevalence of diabetes mellitus, impaired fasting glycaemia and impaired glucose tolerance in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Esayas Haregot Hilawe and Hiroshi Yatsuya and Leo Kawaguchi and Atsuko Aoyama},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  year={2013},
  volume={91 9},
  pages={
          671-682D
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To assess differences between men and women in the prevalence of diabetes mellitus, impaired fasting glycaemia and impaired glucose tolerance in sub-Saharan Africa. METHODS In September 2011, the PubMed and Web of Science databases were searched for community-based, cross-sectional studies providing sex-specific prevalences of any of the three study conditions among adults living in parts of sub-Saharan Africa (i.e. in Eastern, Middle and Southern Africa according to the United… CONTINUE READING

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