Perceptions on hypertension among migrants in Delhi, India: a qualitative study

@article{Kusuma2009PerceptionsOH,
  title={Perceptions on hypertension among migrants in Delhi, India: a qualitative study},
  author={Yadlapalli S Kusuma},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  year={2009},
  volume={9},
  pages={267 - 267}
}
BACKGROUND The developing countries are experiencing epidemiological transition and hypertension has emerged as a major threat to health in these countries. Understanding people's perceptions is important for any prevention and control activities and lay explanatory models (EMs) provide an opportunity to gain insights into the people's perceptions. This qualitative study is taken up with an objective of understanding EMs of neo- and settled-migrants regarding hypertension. METHODS Qualitative… CONTINUE READING
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