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Validity of Self-Reported Diabetes in a Cohort of Thai Adults

Papier, Keren; Jordan, Susan; Bain, Christopher; D'Este, Catherine; Thawornchaisit, Prasutr; Seubsman, Sam-ang; Sleigh, Adrian

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BACKGROUND: Much of South East Asia is experiencing an epidemiological transition. In Thailand, chronic disease has emerged and the prevalence of diabetes has tripled. As part of a large cohort study of the Thai transition to chronic disease, we gathered data on self-reported diabetes. Epidemiological studies commonly ascertain such data by self-report but the validity of this method has not been assessed in Thailand. Therefore, we aimed to investigate the validity of self-reported type 2...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/250707
Source: Global Journal of Health Science
DOI: 10.5539/gjhs.v9n7p1
Access Rights: Open Access

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