Table 1

Age-standardized prevalence (%) of noncommunicable diseases among adults of 41 low- and middle-income countries, World Health Survey 2002-04
Men Women
Middle-income group Low-income group Middle-income group Low-income group
Estimate 95%CI Estimate 95%CI Estimate 95%CI Estimate 95%CI
Angina 9.8 9.2 10.3 9.1 8.6 9.5 15.1 14.4 15.7 14.1 13.6 14.6
Arthritis 6.6 6.2 7.1 4.4 4.1 4.7 10.0 9.5 10.4 6.1 5.7 6.4
Asthma 6.4 6.0 6.8 5.5 5.1 5.9 6.8 6.4 7.2 6.4 6.0 6.8
Depression 3.9 3.6 4.2 4.9 4.5 5.2 7.0 6.5 7.4 7.8 7.4 8.2
Diabetes 3.7 3.3 4.0 1.4 1.2 1.6 5.0 4.7 5.3 1.5 1.3 1.7
Co-morbidity 6.3 5.9 6.7 4.6 4.3 4.9 10.1 9.6 10.6 7.1 6.7 7.4

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