Factors Responsible for Diabetes Elevated Blood Pressure Among Bangladeshi Adults
Archives of Diabetes & Obesity
The analytical results presented here were based on data collected from 960 adults of ages 18 years and above residing in both urban and rural areas of Bangladesh. The data were collected by some doctors and nurses from and nearby their working places according to quota sampling plan. The objective of the study was to investigate the impacts of different socioeconomic variables on simultaneous sufferings of adults from diabetes and high blood pressure and to identify the most responsible
... responsible variables for this suffering. The analysis indicated that 5.4 percent adults were simultaneously suffering from both diabetes and elevated blood pressure. The most responsible variable for the diseases was occupation followed by gender variation, income and expenditure. The results of risk ratio and factor analysis indicated that the females and physically inactive adults had the more chance of affecting by the disease. Males, non-user of can food and skilled or unskilled working group had less chance of affected by the disease. The variables were identified by factor analysis.