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Prevalence and determinants of selected cardio-metabolic risk factors among people living with HIV/AIDS and receiving care in the South West Regional Hospitals of Cameroon: a cross-sectional study

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Objective Metabolic disorders and cardiovascular risk factors are not routinely assessed in the care of HIV patients in developing countries, known to have the highest disease burden. We described the prevalence and factors associated with major cardio-metabolic risk factors (obesity, diabetes and hypertension) in HIV/AIDS patients. Results The prevalence of diabetes, hypertension and obesity were 11.3% (95% CI 8.10–15.43), 24.8% (95% CI 20.1–30.0) and 14.5%... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s13104-018-3444-0

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
Choukem, SP More by this author
Dimala, CA More by this author
Monekosso, GL More by this author
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
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BMC Research Notes Journal website
Volume:
11
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Article: 305
Publication date:
2018-05-16
Acceptance date:
2018-05-11
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1756-0500
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pubs:848074
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uri:d0633e95-aa22-4a5c-a8a2-6a0867a028cc
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uuid:d0633e95-aa22-4a5c-a8a2-6a0867a028cc
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