Journal Article

The Burden of Metabolic Risk Factors in North Africa and the Middle East, 1990–2019: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study

Authors

  • Mohammad-Reza Malekpour
  • Mohsen Abbasi-Kangevari
  • Seyyed-Hadi Ghamari
  • Javad Khanali
  • Mahsa Heidari-Foroozan
  • Sahar Saeedi Moghaddam
  • Mohammadreza Azangou-Khyavy Sahba Rezazadeh-Khadem Negar Rezaei
  • Parnian Shobeiri Zahra Esfahani
  • Nazila Rezaei Ali H. Mokdad Mohsen Naghavi Bagher Larijani Farshad Farzadfar
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The objective of this study is to investigate the trends of exposure and burden attributable to the four

main metabolic risk factors, including high systolic blood pressure (SBP), high fasting plasma glucose (FPG), high

body-mass index (BMI), and high low-density lipoproteins cholesterol (LDL) in North Africa and the Middle East from

1990 to 2019.

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Key Words

  • Global Burden of Disease
  • Metabolic Risk Factors
  • High Systolic Blood Pressure
  • High Fasting Plasma Glucose; High Body-mass Index; High-LDL
  • North Africa and the Middle East

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