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The Socio-economic Determinants of Obesity in Adults in the Bahamas

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434–41
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Data from the 2001 Bahamas Living conditions survey were analysed to determine whether differences exist in adult obesity by socio-economic status in The Bahamas. Findings show that females of lower socioeconomic status had the greatest vulnerability for obesity. National programmes that promote healthy lifestyles should target this group.
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Objective: To determine the socio-economic determinants of obesity in adults in The Bahamas.
 
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e-Published: 03 Feb, 2014

Poverty, Folate Deficiency, Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Ulcerated Vulval Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Jamaica

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137–40
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Ulcerated sexually transmitted diseases rates in Jamaica are falling; this may be related to successful measures aimed at alleviating poverty and the decrease in HIV with high condom use.

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e-Published: 17 Oct, 2013
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