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2013 Hypertension and associated factors in older adults in South Africa

Background: Older adults are disproportionately affected by hypertension, which is an established risk factor for cardiovascular disease. L...

2013 Problem drinking and associated factors in older adults in South Africa

Objective: Alcohol abuse poses special risks for increased morbidity and mortality among older adults. Little attention has focused on asse...

2013 Alcohol use and associated factors among older adults in northern Thailand

The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of alcohol use and associated factors in older adults in Northern Thailand. A cross-secti...

2013 Does perceived life stress mediate the association between HIV status and alcohol use?: evidence from adults living in Cape Town, South Africa

South Africa has the highest prevalence of HIV in the world. Because living with HIV is stressful and because alcohol consumption is often u...