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Cardiometabolic disease risk and HIV status in rural South Africa: establishing a baseline

Clark, Samuel J.; Gómez-Olivé, F. Xavier; Houle, Brian; Thorogood, Margaret; Klipstein-Grobusch, Kerstin; Angotti, Nicole; Kabudula, Chodziwadziwa; Williams, Jill; Menken, Jane; Tollman, Stephen


BACKGROUND: To inform health care and training, resource and research priorities, it is essential to establish how non-communicable disease risk factors vary by HIV-status in high HIV burden areas; and whether long-term anti-retroviral therapy (ART) plays a modifying role. METHODS: As part of a cohort initiation, we conducted a baseline HIV/cardiometabolic risk factor survey in 2010–2011 using an age-sex stratified random sample of ages 15+ in rural South Africa. We modelled cardiometabolic...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015-02-12
Type: Journal article
Source: BMC Public Health
DOI: 10.1186/s12889-015-1467-1


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