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Risk factors for self-reported diabetes among Bhutanese adults: A nationally representative survey data analysis

Wangdi, Kinley; Jamtsho, Tshering


Background Bhutan, a small land-locked country in the eastern Himalayas has been undergoing an epidemiological and nutritional transition in the last two decades. The objective of this paper was to determine the prevalence and explore the risk factors of self-reported diabetes among Bhutanese adults. Methods We conducted a secondary data analysis among adults 18 years and older Bhutanese using the data from the National Health Survey 2012 (NHS, 2012) of Bhutan. The self-reported information on...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: PLOS ONE
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0206034


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