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  • Global differences in lung function by region (PURE): an international, community-based prospective study 

    Duong, MyLinh; Islam, Shofiqul; Igumbor, Ehimario U. (Elsevier, 2013)
    BACKGROUND Despite the rising burden of chronic respiratory diseases, global data for lung function are not available. We investigated global variation in lung function in healthy populations by region to establish whether ...
  • Prevalence of a healthy lifestyle among individuals with cardiovascular disease in high-, middle- and low-income countries: The Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) study 

    Teo, Koon; Lear, Scott; Islam, Shofiqul; Mony, Prem; Dehghan, Mahshid; Li, Wei; Rosengren, Annika; Lopez-Jaramillo, Patricio; Diaz, Rafael; Oliveira, Gustavo; Miskan, Maizatullifah; Rangarajan, Sumathy; Iqbal, Romaina; Ilow, Rafal; Puoane, Thandi; Bahonar, Ahmad; Gulec, Sadi; Darwish, Ebtihal A.; Lanas, Fernando; Vijaykumar, Krishnapillai; Rahman, Omar; Chifamba, Jephat; Hou, Yan; Li, Ning; Yusuf, Salim (American Medical Association, 2013)
    Importance: Little is known about adoption of healthy lifestyle behaviors among individuals with a coronary heart disease (CHD) or stroke event in communities across a range of countries worldwide. Objective: To examine ...
  • Prevalence, Awareness, Treatment and Control of Hypertension in Rural and Urban Communities in High-, Middle-, and Low-Income Countries 

    Chow, Clara K.; Koon, Teo K.; Puoane, Thandi; Rangarajan, Sumathy; Islam, Shofiqul; Gupta, Rajeev; Avezum, Alvaro; Bahonar, Ahmad; Chifamba, Jephat; Dagenais, Gilles; Diaz, Rafael; Kazmi, Khawar; Lanas, Fernando; Wei, Li; Lopez-Jaramillo, Patricio; Fanghong, Lu; Ismail, Noor Hassim; Rosengren, Annika; Szuba, Andrzej; Temizhan, Ahmet; Wielgosz, Andy; Yusuf, Rita; Yusufali, Afzalhussein; McKee, Martin; Liu, Lisheng; Mony, Prem; Yusuf, Salim (American Medical Association, 2013)
    IMPORTANCE: Hypertension is the most important preventable cause of morbidity and mortality globally, yet there are relatively few data collected using standardized methods. OBJECTIVE: To examine hypertension prevalence, ...