Prevalence of dyslipidaemia among adults in Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Summary: Background: The burden of dyslipidaemia in Africa remains inadequately characterised. We aimed to estimate the prevalence of dyslipidaemia in African adults from hospital-based and community-based studies. Methods: In this systematic review and meta-analysis, we searched MEDLINE via PubMed...

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Main Authors: Jean Jacques Noubiap, MD, Jean Joel Bigna, MD, Jobert Richie Nansseu, MD, Ulrich Flore Nyaga, MD, Eric Vounsia Balti, MD, Justin B Echouffo-Tcheugui, MD, André Pascal Kengne, MD
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Published: Elsevier 2018-09-01
Series:The Lancet Global Health
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