High prevalence of diabetes among immigrants from non-European countries in Sweden.

@article{Wndell2007HighPO,
  title={High prevalence of diabetes among immigrants from non-European countries in Sweden.},
  author={Per W{\"a}ndell and Catharina M. Gafvels},
  journal={Primary care diabetes},
  year={2007},
  volume={1 1},
  pages={
          13-6
        }
}
Patients with diabetes aged 35-64 years from four primary health care centres in Stockholm County were identified from electronic patient records (EPRs): diabetes prevalence occurred 414 of 15,317 men, and 250 of 15,388 women. The age- and sex-standardized prevalence of diabetes was as follows: Non-European immigrants, 5.82% (95% CI 5.06-6.58), European immigrants 1.96% (95% CI 1.53-2.39), and Swedish-born subjects 1.80% (95% CI 1.63-1.97). In conclusion, non-European immigrants showed a three… CONTINUE READING
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