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Urban-rural differentials of non-communicable diseases behavioural risk factors among adult people in northeastern Bangladesh

Akter, Sheikh Farid Uddin and Abdul Rani, Mohammed Fauzi and Rathor, Mohammad Yousuf (2010) Urban-rural differentials of non-communicable diseases behavioural risk factors among adult people in northeastern Bangladesh. Northern International Medical College Journal, 2 (1). pp. 101-104. ISSN 2221-0377

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Abstract

Background: The rapid social, cultural and economic changes in Bangladesh have given rise to a number of deaths that can be attributed to non-communicable diseases. The hospital records showed that death from cardiovascular diseases accounted for more than 12 percent of all deaths. Objectives: This study was undertaken to generate information that might be useful in prevention and control of these diseases. Methods: A total of 1627 respondents were selected using systematic random sampling technique for this cross-sectional descriptive study. Urban & rural settings in north eastern Bangladesh. The study period was from November 2004 to December 2005.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 5187/23797
Uncontrolled Keywords: Non-communicable, risk, factors, Bangladesh
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Community Health & Family Medicine
Depositing User: Prof Dr Mohammed Fauzi Abdul Rani
Date Deposited: 07 May 2012 08:26
Last Modified: 10 Jul 2014 12:32
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/23797

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