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The prevalence of underweight, overweight and obesity in Bangladeshi adults: data from a national survey
(© 2017 Public Library of Science, 2017-05-05)
Background: Over the two last decades Bangladesh, a low-income country, has experienced a rapid demographic and epidemiological transition. The population has increased substantially with rapid urbanization and changing ...
Socio-demographic characteristics and tobacco use among the adults in urban slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh
(© 2017 BioMed Central Ltd., 2017-05-05)
Background: Use of tobacco has become one of the major causes of premature deaths in most developing countries, including Bangladesh. The poorest and most disadvantaged populations, such as those living in slums, are ...
Socio-economic inequality of chronic non-communicable diseases in Bangladesh
(© 2016 Public Library of Science, 2016-11)
Introduction Chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are a major public health challenge, and undermine social and economic development in much of the developing world, including Bangladesh. Epidemiologic evidence on the ...