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Associations between urbanisation and components of the health-risk transition in Thailand. A descriptive study of 87,000 Thai adults

Lim, Lynette; Kjellstrom, Tord; Sleigh, Adrian; Khamman, Suwanee; Dixon, Jane; Banwell, Cathy; Seubsman, Sam-ang


BACKGROUND: Social and environmental changes have accompanied the ongoing rapid urbanisation in a number of countries during recent decades. Understanding of its role in the health-risk transition is important for health policy development at national and local level. Thailand is one country facing many of the health challenges of urbanisation. OBJECTIVE: To identify potential associations between individual migration between rural and urban areas and exposure to specific social, economic,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009-04-30
Type: Journal article
Source: Global Health Action
DOI: 10.3402/gha.v52i0.1914


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