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Elevated incidence rates of diabetes in Peru: report from PERUDIAB, a national urban population-based longitudinal study

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dc.contributor.author Seclen, Segundo Nicolas
dc.contributor.author Rosas, Moises Ernesto
dc.contributor.author Arias, Arturo Jaime
dc.contributor.author Medina, Cecilia Alexandra
dc.date.accessioned 2019-01-25T15:18:34Z
dc.date.available 2019-01-25T15:18:34Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12866/4645
dc.description.abstract OBJECTIVE: A recent report from a non-nationally representative, geographically diverse sample in four separate communities in Peru suggests an unusually high diabetes incidence. We aimed to estimate the national diabetes incidence rate using PERUDIAB, a probabilistic, national urban population-based longitudinal study. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: 662 subjects without diabetes, selected by multistage, cluster, random sampling of households, representing the 24 administrative and the 3 (coast, highlands and jungle) natural regions across the country, from both sexes, aged 25+ years at baseline, enrolled in 2010-2012, were followed for 3.8 years. New diabetes cases were defined as fasting blood glucose ≥126 mg/dL or on medical diabetes treatment. RESULTS: There were 49 cases of diabetes in 2408 person-years follow-up. The weighted cumulative incidence of diabetes was 7.2% while the weighted incidence rate was estimated at 19.5 (95% CI 13.9 to 28.3) new cases per 1000 person-years. Older age, obesity and technical or higher education were statistically associated with the incidence of diabetes. CONCLUSION: Our results confirm that the incidence of diabetes in Peru is among the highest reported globally. The fast economic growth in the last 20 years, high overweight and obesity rates may have triggered this phenomenon. en_US
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher BMJ Publishing Group
dc.relation.ispartof urn:issn:2052-4898
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/restrictedAccess
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/deed.es
dc.subject incidence en_US
dc.subject population-based studies en_US
dc.title Elevated incidence rates of diabetes in Peru: report from PERUDIAB, a national urban population-based longitudinal study en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjdrc-2017-000401
dc.subject.ocde https://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#3.02.00 es_PE


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