Victoria Miller
Population Health Research Institute
Publications 3
#1Victoria Miller (Population Health Research Institute)H-Index: 2
#2L. Nambiar (Public Health Foundation of India)H-Index: 2
Last.Shweta Khandelwal (Public Health Foundation of India)H-Index: 10
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Abstract: Background Health-system barriers and facilitators associated with cardiovascular medication adherence have seldom been studied, particularly in low- and middle-income countries where uptake rates are poorest. Objectives: This study sought to explore the major obstacles and facilitators to the use of evidence-supported medications for secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease using qualitative analysis in 2 diverse countries across multiple levels of their health care systems. Met...
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#1Victoria Miller (Population Health Research Institute)H-Index: 2
#2Andrew Mente (Population Health Research Institute)H-Index: 32
Last.R MapangaH-Index: 4
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Summary Background The association between intake of fruits, vegetables, and legumes with cardiovascular disease and deaths has been investigated extensively in Europe, the USA, Japan, and China, but little or no data are available from the Middle East, South America, Africa, or south Asia. Methods We did a prospective cohort study (Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology [PURE] in 135 335 individuals aged 35 to 70 years without cardiovascular disease from 613 communities in 18 low-income, middle-i...
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#1Victoria Miller (Population Health Research Institute)H-Index: 2
#2Salim Yusuf Mb Bs DPhil Frcpc (Population Health Research Institute)H-Index: 214
Last.Andrew Mente (Population Health Research Institute)H-Index: 32
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Summary Background Several international guidelines recommend the consumption of two servings of fruits and three servings of vegetables per day, but their intake is thought to be low worldwide. We aimed to determine the extent to which such low intake is related to availability and affordability. Methods We assessed fruit and vegetable consumption using data from country-specific, validated semi-quantitative food frequency questionnaires in the Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) study,...
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