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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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10.1186/s13104-018-3444-0

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Research Notes Journal website
Volume:
11
Article number:
305
Publication date:
2018-05-16
Acceptance date:
2018-05-11
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1756-0500
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848074
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2018-05-18

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