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Data from: Prevalence, associated factors, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension: findings from a cross sectional study conducted as a part of a community based intervention trial in Surkhet, Mid-western region of Nepal

Mahesh Kumar Khanal, Raja Ram Dhungana, Pratiksha Bhandari, Yadav Gurung & K. N. Paudel
Background Hypertension is one of the leading public health problems globally. About half of the deaths from cardiovascular diseases were attributed to hypertension in 2008. Reduction of blood pressure to normal range is one of the major challenges in preventing complications and future burden of cardiovascular diseases. Therefore, this study aims to determine prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension and its associated factors in Nepal. Methods This was a community based cross-sectional study conducted...

Data from: Changing patterns of cataract services in North-West Nigeria: 2005–2016

Nasiru Muhammad, Muhammad D. Adamu, Mpyet Caleb, Nuhu Mohammed Maishanu, Aliyu M. Jabo, Muhammad M. Rabiu, Covadonga Bascaran, Sunday Isiyaku & Allen Foster
Purpose This study was conducted to assess the impact of the eye care programme on cataract blindness and cataract surgical services in Sokoto, Nigeria over a 12 year period 2005-2016. Methods Data from the 2005 population based cross-sectional study of blindness in Sokoto state was re-analysed to obtain baseline estimates of the prevalence of cataract blindness and cataract surgical coverage for persons 50 years and over in Wurno health zone. A population based survey of...

Registration Year

  • 2017

Resource Types

  • Dataset


  • Ministry of Health
  • University of Jos
  • London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
  • Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto
  • University of Cape Town