Sociodemographic patterning of non-communicable disease risk factors in rural India: a cross sectional study

@inproceedings{Kinra2010SociodemographicPO,
  title={Sociodemographic patterning of non-communicable disease risk factors in rural India: a cross sectional study},
  author={Sanjay Kinra and Liza J Bowen and Tanica Lyngdoh and Dorairaj Prabhakaran and Kolli Reddy and Lakshmy Ramakrishnan and R. K. Gupta and Ankalmadagu Venkatsubbareddy Bharathi and Manjulika Vaz and Anura V Kurpad and George Davey Smith and Y Ben-Shlomo and Shah Ebrahim},
  booktitle={BMJ},
  year={2010}
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate the sociodemographic patterning of non-communicable disease risk factors in rural India. DESIGN Cross sectional study. SETTING About 1600 villages from 18 states in India. Most were from four large states due to a convenience sampling strategy. PARTICIPANTS 1983 (31% women) people aged 20-69 years (49% response rate). MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Prevalence of tobacco use, alcohol use, low fruit and vegetable intake, low physical activity, obesity, central adiposity… CONTINUE READING

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