Noncommunicable diseases risk behaviours among adults in the South-East Asia Region: findings from STEPS and GATS.
KurzdarstellungThis publication, entitled 'NCD risk behaviours among adults in the South-East Asia Region: Findings from STEPS and GATS', conveys the mo s t re ce nt q u a nt i t at i ve s u r ve i l l a n ce re s u l t s fo c u s i n g o n noncommunicable disease (NCDs)-related risk behaviours among adults from the WHO STEPwise approach to NCD risk factor surveillance (STEPS) and tobacco use among adults from the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) in Member States of the WHO South-East Asia Region. This publication contains selected indicators relating to tobacco use and other related risk behaviours of adults in Member States of the WHO South-East Asia Region. The tobacco indicators are taken from GATS or STEPS and other indicators relating to risk behaviours (history– dietary behaviours, physical activity, alcohol use, cervical cancer screening; physical measurements – body mass index, blood pressure, waist circumference; biochemical measurements – fasting blood glucose level, blood glucose level 2 hours after glucose load, total blood cholesterol, urine sodium and urine creatinine) are taken from STEPS. The latest findings from surveys conducted in Member States are presented in the publication.
Regional Office for South-East Asia, World Health Organization. (2016). Noncommunicable diseases risk behaviours among adults in the South-East Asia Region: findings from STEPS and GATS.. WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/249588