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The development and validation of an urbanicity scale in a multi-country study.

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BACKGROUND: Although urban residence is consistently identified as one of the primary correlates of non-communicable disease in low- and middle-income countries, it is not clear why or how urban settings predispose individuals and populations to non-communicable disease (NCD), or how this relationship could be modified to slow the spread of NCD. The urban-rural dichotomy used in most population health research lacks the nuance and specificity necessary to understand the complex relationship ...

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10.1186/1471-2458-12-530

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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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MSD
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Nuffield Department of Population Health
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Allender, S
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Scarborough, P
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
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BMC Public Health Journal website
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12
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1
Article number:
530
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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1471-2458
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1471-2458
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384903
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English
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2013-11-17

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