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Mauritius Noncommunicable Disease Survey 2009


General Info
Mauritius (MUS)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
07/2009 - 08/2009
Series or system 
Mauritius Noncommunicable Disease Survey (NCD)
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.