|Title:||WHO STEPS Survey on risk factors for noncommunicable diseases, Maldives, 2011|
|Authors:||World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia|
|Publisher:||WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia|
|Place of publication:||New Delhi|
|Abstract:||This report describes the findings of the WHO STEP wise approach to surveillance for noncommunicable diseases conducted in the Maldives in 2011. The survey collected information from a representative sample of 1780 individuals aged 15-64 years residing in Malé. The findings indicate that risk behaviours for noncommunicable diseases, such as tobacco use, unhealthy diet and physical inactivity are highly prevalent in the capital city, calling attention to the need for concrete urgent public health action to control noncommunicable diseases in the Maldives|
|Gov't Doc #:||SEA-NCD-91|
|Appears in Collections:||Meeting Reports|
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