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Availability of data for monitoring noncommunicable disease risk factors in India.

Authors
  • Raban, Magdalena Z
  • Dandona, Rakhi
  • Dandona, Lalit
Type
Published Article
Journal
Bulletin of the World Health Organization
Publisher
WHO Press
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2012
Volume
90
Issue
1
Pages
20–29
Identifiers
DOI: 10.2471/BLT.11.091041
PMID: 22271961
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The availability of data on core risk factor indicators to monitor the increasing burden of NCDs is inadequate in India. These indicators using standardized definitions should be included in the periodic national household health surveys to provide data at the national and disaggregated levels.

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