Trends in obesity and diabetes across Africa from 1980 to 2014: an analysis of pooled population-based studies.

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International journal of epidemiology, ISSN: 1464-3685, Vol: 46, Issue: 5, Page: 1421-1432

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2017
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28582528
DOI:
10.1093/ije/dyx078
Author(s):
Andre Pascal Kengne; James Bentham; Bin Zhou; Honor Bixby; Cristina Taddei; Queenie Chan; Paul Elliott; Majid Ezzati; Nasheeta Peer; Herculina S. Kruger; Aletta E. Schutte; Tandi E. Matsha; Mariachiara Di Cesare; Kaveh Hajifathalian; Yuan Lu; Pascal Bovet; Catherine Kyobutungi; Charles Agyemang; Karien Stronks; Hajer Aounallah-Skhiri; Felix K. Assah; Amina Barkat; Habiba Ben Romdhane; Olfa Saidi; Nishi Chaturvedi; Albertino Damasceno; Hélène Delisle; Francis Delpeuch; Bernard Maire; Yves Martin-Prevel; Pierre Traissac; Kouamelan Doua; Eruke E. Egbagbe; Jalila El Ati; Reina Engle-Stone; Rajiv T. Erasmus; Heba M. Fouad; Dickman Gareta; Frank Tanser; Oye Gureje; Marleen Elisabeth Hendriks; Constance Schultsz; Leila Houti; Sounnia Mediene-Benchekor; Mohsen M. Ibrahim; Han C.G. Kemper; Japhet Killewo; Sudhir Kowlessur; Fatima Zahra Laamiri; Youcef Laid; Naomi S. Levitt; Nuno Lunet; Dianna J. Magliano; Jonathan E. Shaw; Mostafa K. Mohamed; Aya Mostafa; Charles K. Mondo; Kotsedi Daniel Monyeki; Martin Nankap; Ellis Owusu-Dabo; Tobias F.Rinke de Wit; Idowu O. Senbanjo; Liam Smeeth; Eugène Sobngwi; Jean Claude N. Mbanya; Charles Sossa Jérome; Félicité Tchibindat; Lechaba Tshepo; Fikru Tullu; Flora A.M. Ukoli; Bharathi Viswanathan; Alisha N. Wade; Goodarz Danaei; Gretchen A. Stevens; Leanne M. Riley Show More Hide
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Oxford University Press (OUP)
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The 2016 Dar Es Salaam Call to Action on Diabetes and Other non-communicable diseases (NCDs) advocates national multi-sectoral NCD strategies and action plans based on available data and information from countries of sub-Saharan Africa and beyond. We estimated trends from 1980 to 2014 in age-standardized mean body mass index (BMI) and diabetes prevalence in these countries, in order to assess the co-progression and assist policy formulation.