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A systematic review of associations between non-communicable diseases and socioeconomic status within low- and lower-middle-income countries

Abstract:
Background Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are the leading cause of death globally. Eighty-two percent of premature NCD deaths occur within low- and lower middle-income countries (LLMICs). Research to date, largely drawn from high-income countries, suggests that disadvantaged and marginalized groups have a higher NCD burden, but there has been a dearth of research studying this relationship within LLMICs. The purpose of this systematic review is to map the literature on evid... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.7189/jogh.08.020409

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-2750-3575
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
GLAM
Department:
Science and Medicine Subject Area
Sub department:
Health Care Libraries
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-1142-6440
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Publisher:
Edinburgh University Global Health Society Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Global Health Journal website
Volume:
8
Issue:
2
Article number:
020409
Publication date:
2018-07-30
Acceptance date:
2017-09-08
DOI:
EISSN:
2047-2986
ISSN:
2047-2978
Pmid:
30140435
Source identifiers:
912098
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:912098
UUID:
uuid:792890e6-3309-4518-bb4d-3a224b437baf
Local pid:
pubs:912098
Deposit date:
2018-09-11

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