Multimorbidity of chronic non-communicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries: A scoping review

, Marguerite Schneider, &
Background:Multimorbidity is rising in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). However, the evidence on its epidemiology from LMICs settings is limited and the available literature has not been synthesized as yet.Objectives:To review the available evidence on the epidemiology of multimorbidity in LMICs.Methods:PubMed, Scopus, PsycINFO and Grey literature databases were searched. We followed the PRISMA-ScR reporting guideline.Results:Of 33, 110 articles retrieved, 76 studies were eligible for the epidemiology of multimorbidity. Of these 76 studies, 66 (86.8%) were...
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