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Parish Prevalence Estimates of Obesity, Diabetes and Hypertension in Jamaica: Is It Now Time for More Targeted Public Health Interventions?

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2018.162
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448–57
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This study provides parish estimates for the burden of obesity, diabetes and hypertension in Jamaica based on secondary analysis of the Jamaica Health and Lifestyle Survey 2008 (JHLS II).
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01 Oct, 2018
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e-Published: 19 Dec, 2018

Preliminary Report on the Validation of a Questionnaire Measuring Patient Satisfaction with Services at the Sickle Cell Unit in Jamaica

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331–40
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Patient satisfaction has become an increasingly important component of quality assessment. This paper assessed the psychometric properties of a Patient Satisfaction Questionnaire modified for use in the Sickle Cell Unit, Jamaica.

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Objective: Patient satisfaction has become an increasingly important component of quality assessment. This cross-sectional study was conducted to assess the psychometric properties of a Patient Satisfaction Questionnaire modified for use in the Sickle Cell Unit, Jamaica.

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e-Published: 19 Sep, 2013

A Comparative Study of the Quality and Availability of Health Information used to Facilitate Cost Burden Analysis of Diabetes and Hypertensionin the Caribbean

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383–92
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This report critiques the quality and availability of health information used to facilitate cost burden analysis of diabetes and hypertension in the Caribbean

ABSTRACT

Objective: Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) are leading threats to health and well-being in the Caribbean. A study was undertaken in the latter part of 2005 to compute the economic burden of diabetes mellitus and hypertension within the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM). This report critiques the quality and availability of health information which can be used to facilitate cost burden analysis of diabetes mellitus and hypertension.

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e-Published: 23 Jul, 2013
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