Magnitude and risk factors of non-communicable diseases among people living with HIV in Tanzania: a cross sectional study from Mbeya and Dar es Salaam regions

@inproceedings{Kagaruki2014MagnitudeAR,
  title={Magnitude and risk factors of non-communicable diseases among people living with HIV in Tanzania: a cross sectional study from Mbeya and Dar es Salaam regions},
  author={Gibson Benard Kagaruki and Mary T. Mayige and Ester S Ngadaya and Godfather Dickson Kimaro and Akili K. Kalinga and Andrew Martin Kilale and Amos M. Kahwa and Godlisten S. Materu and Sayoki G Mfinanga},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND HIV and Non communicable diseases (NCDs) are major problem of public health importance in developing countries. This study was conducted to explore and establish information on the magnitude, distribution of NCDs risk factors among people living with HIV (PLWHIV) which is scarce in Tanzania. METHOD A cross sectional study was conducted to PLWHIV from 12 care and treatment clinics in Dar es Salaam and Mbeya regions from October 2011 to February 2012. Data on demographic… CONTINUE READING

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