Socioeconomic inequalities in risk factors for non communicable diseases in low-income and middle-income countries: results from the World Health Survey

@inproceedings{Hosseinpoor2012SocioeconomicII,
  title={Socioeconomic inequalities in risk factors for non communicable diseases in low-income and middle-income countries: results from the World Health Survey},
  author={Ahmad Reza Hosseinpoor and Nicole J Van Bergen and Anton Eduard Kunst and Samuel Harper and Regina Guthold and Dag Rekve and Edouard Tursan d'Espaignet and Nirmala Naidoo and Somnath Chatterji},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Monitoring inequalities in non communicable disease risk factor prevalence can help to inform and target effective interventions. The prevalence of current daily smoking, low fruit and vegetable consumption, physical inactivity, and heavy episodic alcohol drinking were quantified and compared across wealth and education levels in low- and middle-income country groups. METHODS This study included self-reported data from 232,056 adult participants in 48 countries, derived from the… CONTINUE READING
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