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An exploration into the determinants of noncommunicable diseases among rural-to-urban migrants in periurban South Africa
(Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2010)
Introduction Noncommunicable diseases are increasing in developing countries, exacerbated by growing urbanization. We examined the experiences and perceptions about noncommunicable diseases of people who migrated from ...
Obesity in South Africa: The South African Demographic and Health Survey
(Nature Publishing Group, 2002)
To ascertain the anthropometric profile and determinants of obesity in South Africans who participated in the Demographic and Health Survey in 1998. RESEARCH METHODS AND PROCEDURES: A sample of 13,089 men and women (age, ...
Obesity among black South African women
(Kamla-Raj Enterprises, 2005)
Obesity and associated non-communicable diseases such as Type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and ischaemic heart disease were previously thought to be diseases of affluent countries, but they are becoming increasingly prevalent ...
Protocol for systematic review of school-based interventions to prevent and control obesity in African learners
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2017)
INTRODUCTION: The increasing prevalence of obesity and overweight in childhood in developing countries is a public health concern to many governments. Schools play a significant role in the obesity epidemic as well as ...