The household is a potentially important but understudied unit of analysis and intervention in chronic disease research. We sought to estimate the association between living with someone with a chronic condition and one’s own chronic condition status.
This new WHO report charts down actions undertaken by countries to set targets, implement policies to address main shared and modifiable NCD risk factors – tobacco, unhealthy diet, physical inactivity and harmful use of alcohol.
The relationship between body mass index (BMI) and mortality remains controversial. Furthermore, the association between BMI and cardiovascular events (CVE) is not conclusive and may differ by ethnicity. We aimed to estimate the associations between the BMI and mortality or cardiovascular disease in a general Korean population.