Inequalities in non-communicable diseases and effective responses

@article{Cesare2013InequalitiesIN,
  title={Inequalities in non-communicable diseases and effective responses},
  author={M. D. Cesare and Y. Khang and P. Asaria and T. Blakely and O. B. O. C. C. Group},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2013},
  volume={381},
  pages={585-597}
}
In most countries, people who have a low socioeconomic status and those who live in poor or marginalised communities have a higher risk of dying from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) than do more advantaged groups and communities. Smoking rates, blood pressure, and several other NCD risk factors are often higher in groups with low socioeconomic status than in those with high socioeconomic status; the social gradient also depends on the country's stage of economic development, cultural factors… Expand
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