The objectives of this survey, carried out by the Central American Diabetes Initiative (CAMDI), were to determine the prevalence of diabetes mellitus and hypertension in people 20 years of age and older in a sample taken from the Municipality of Villa Nueva, Department of Guatemala; determine the prevalence of factors considered of risk for diabetes and hypertension; and determine the relationship between the prevalence of these diseases and certain demographic, environmental, social, cultural, and economic factors. This page contains a summary with findings as well as access to the full text.
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Survey on Diabetes, Hypertension and Chronic Disease Risk Factores: Central America
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