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Urban-Rural Differences in Diabetes-Associated Mortality in China-Reply.

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REPLY: The China Kadoorie Biobank (CKB) was not designed to be nationally representative, and the 10 study areas were selected from different provinces to capture the diversity of populations in China. Diabetes prevalence in the CKB (5.9%) was lower than in some more recent studies,1,2 possibly reflecting increasing temporal trends in diabetes prevalence in China and also the different methods used for diagnosing diabetes in different studies.
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Peer reviewed
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10.1001/jama.2017.3350

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Green Templeton College
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Publisher:
American Medical Association Publisher's website
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JAMA Journal website
Volume:
317
Issue:
16
Pages:
1689
Publication date:
2017-04-25
Acceptance date:
2017-03-10
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EISSN:
1538-3598
ISSN:
0098-7484
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pubs:692331
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uri:10ccaea5-1a7e-4b83-b4c4-65d584e57af2
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uuid:10ccaea5-1a7e-4b83-b4c4-65d584e57af2
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pubs:692331
Paper number:
16
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English
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