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dc.contributor.authorWichai Aekplakornen_US
dc.contributor.authorSuwat Chariyalertsaken_US
dc.contributor.authorPattapong Kessomboonen_US
dc.contributor.authorSavitree Assanangkornchaien_US
dc.contributor.authorSurasak Taneepanichskulen_US
dc.contributor.authorPanwadee Putwatanaen_US
dc.description.abstract© 2018 Wichai Aekplakorn et al. Objective. To determine the prevalence and trend of diabetes, related glycemic control, and influential socioeconomic (SES) factors in the Thai population aged =20 years during 2004?2014. Methods. Data from the Thai National Health Examination Survey 2004, 2009, and 2014 were used. Age-adjusted prevalence was calculated, and the associations of education levels with prevalence of diabetes and glycemic control were examined using logistic regression. Results. Age-adjusted prevalence of diabetes increased from 7.7% in 2004 to 7.8% in 2009 and 9.9% in 2014 (8.9% among men and 10.8% among women). Proportions of undiagnosed diabetes were slightly decreased but remained high in 2014 (51.2% for men and 41.3% for women). Diabetes prevalence was higher among those with primary education in both sexes; however, undiagnosed diabetes was higher among women with secondary and university educations. The percentages of those treated and controlled slightly improved among men (45.9%) but not among women (36.4%). Unmet glycemic control was also higher among women with secondary education levels and among men with university-level educations. Conclusions. Epidemic diabetes continues to grow in the Thai population, particularly in individuals with lower educational attainment. Measures to detect new cases and strengthen glycemic control should be scaled up.en_US
dc.subjectBiochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biologyen_US
dc.titlePrevalence of diabetes and relationship with socioeconomic status in the Thai population: National health examination survey, 2004?2014en_US
article.title.sourcetitleJournal of Diabetes Researchen_US
article.volume2018en_US of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol Universityen_US Mai Universityen_US Kaen Universityen_US of Songkla Universityen_US Universityen_US Universityen_US
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