Prevalence, and associated risk factors, of self-reported diabetes mellitus in a sample of adult urban population in Greece: MEDICAL Exit Poll Research in Salamis (MEDICAL EXPRESS 2002)

@article{Gikas2004PrevalenceAA,
  title={Prevalence, and associated risk factors, of self-reported diabetes mellitus in a sample of adult urban population in Greece: MEDICAL Exit Poll Research in Salamis (MEDICAL EXPRESS 2002)},
  author={Aristofanis Gikas and Alexios Sotiropoulos and Demosthenes B. Panagiotakos and Theodoros A Peppas and Efstathios A Skliros and Stavros Pappas},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  year={2004},
  volume={4},
  pages={2 - 2}
}
BACKGROUND The continuous monitoring and future prediction of the growing epidemic of diabetes mellitus worldwide presuppose consistent information about the extent of the problem. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of diagnosed diabetes and to identify associated risk factors in a sample of adult urban Greek population. METHODS A cross-sectional population-based survey was conducted in municipality of Salamis, Greece, during an election day (2002). The study sample… CONTINUE READING
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