Small area variation in diabetes prevalence in Puerto Rico

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Tierney, Edward F. ; Burrows, Nilka R. ; Barker, Lawrence E. ; Beckles, Gloria L. ; Boyle, James P. ; Cadwell, Betsy L. ; Kirtland, Karen A. ; Thompson, Theodore J. (2013)
  • Publisher: Pan American Health Organization
  • Journal: Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública (issn: 1020-4989)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4537060
  • Subject: prevalence | R | RC955-962 | política social | RA1-1270 | Public aspects of medicine | Diabetes mellitus | Medicine | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine | Article | Puerto Rico

OBJECTIVE: To estimate the 2009 prevalence of diagnosed diabetes in Puerto Rico among adults ≥ 20 years of age in order to gain a better understanding of its geographic distribution so that policymakers can more efficiently target prevention and control programs. METHOD... View more
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