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High Cholesterol Survey Review for 8 Countries

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General Info
Provider 
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)
Geography 
Germany (DEU)
Japan (JPN)
Jordan (JOR)
Mexico (MEX)
Thailand (THA)
England, Scotland
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/1998 - 12/2007
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Summary 

IHME research, published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, analyzed the most surveys on high cholesterol to date to generate estimates of prevalence rates, treatment rates, and control rates with confidence intervals for eight countries. The study, "High total serum cholesterol, medication coverage and therapeutic control: an analysis of national health examination survey data from eight countries," covers England, Germany, Japan, Jordan, Mexico, Scotland, Thailand, and the United States. It reveals a wide gap in how patients with high cholesterol are treated in the countries studied.

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Publication year 
2011
Suggested citation 
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME). High Cholesterol Survey Review for 8 Countries. Seattle, United States: Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), 2011.