Urbanization and Non-communicable disease mortality in Thailand: an ecological correlation study.


Angkurawaranon, C; Wattanatchariya, N; Doyle, P; Nitsch, D; (2013) Urbanization and Non-communicable disease mortality in Thailand: an ecological correlation study. Tropical medicine & international health, 18 (2). pp. 130-40. ISSN 1360-2276 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/tmi.12038

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Abstract

: This study provides strong evidence from an LMIC that urbanization is associated with mortality from three lifestyle-associated diseases at an ecological level. Furthermore, our data suggest that both average household income and number of doctors per population are important factors to consider in ecological analyses of mortality.<br/>

Item Type: Article
Faculty and Department: Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health > Dept of Non-Communicable Disease Epidemiology
Research Centre: Centre for Global Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs)
Centre for Maternal, Reproductive and Child Health (MARCH)
PubMed ID: 23279597
Web of Science ID: 313894300002
URI: http://researchonline.lshtm.ac.uk/id/eprint/588930

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