Prevalence and correlates of diabetes mellitus in Malawi: population-based national NCD STEPS survey

@inproceedings{Msyamboza2014PrevalenceAC,
  title={Prevalence and correlates of diabetes mellitus in Malawi: population-based national NCD STEPS survey},
  author={Kelias Phiri Msyamboza and Chimwemwe J Mvula and Damson D Kathyola},
  booktitle={BMC endocrine disorders},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Previously considered as a disease of the affluent, west or urban people and not of public health importance, diabetes mellitus is increasingly becoming a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in sub-Saharan Africa. However, population-based data to inform prevention, treatment and control are lacking. METHODS Using the WHO STEPwise approach to chronic disease risk factor surveillance, a population-based, nationwide cross-sectional survey was conducted between July and… CONTINUE READING
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