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Mauritius Noncommunicable Disease Survey 2009


General Info
Mauritius (MUS)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
07/2009 - 08/2009
Data type
  • Household
  • Nationally representative

The 2009 Non-communicable Disease (NCD) Survey in Mauritius was intended to measure the prevalence of non-communicable disease, examine risk factors associated with chronic disease, examine complications from diabetes, and measure the prevalence of sleep apnea. The survey, conducted in a nationally representative of households, had 6,371 participants: 2,904 men ages 19-78, and 3,467 women ages 19-75. In addition to self-completed questionnaires, the survey included a physical examination, blood and urine tests, and the taking of blood pressure and anthropometric measurements. 

Suggested citation 
Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Imperial College London, Ministry of Health and Quality of Life (Mauritius), National Public Health Institute (Finland), Umeå University. Mauritius Noncommunicable Disease Survey 2009.