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Table 1 Age-standardized prevalence (%) of noncommunicable diseases among adults of 41 low- and middle-income countries, World Health Survey 2002-04

From: Socioeconomic inequality in the prevalence of noncommunicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries: Results from the World Health Survey

  Men Women
  Middle-income group Low-income group Middle-income group Low-income group
  Estimate 95%CI Estimate 95%CI Estimate 95%CI Estimate 95%CI
Angina 9.8 9.2 10.3 9.1 8.6 9.5 15.1 14.4 15.7 14.1 13.6 14.6
Arthritis 6.6 6.2 7.1 4.4 4.1 4.7 10.0 9.5 10.4 6.1 5.7 6.4
Asthma 6.4 6.0 6.8 5.5 5.1 5.9 6.8 6.4 7.2 6.4 6.0 6.8
Depression 3.9 3.6 4.2 4.9 4.5 5.2 7.0 6.5 7.4 7.8 7.4 8.2
Diabetes 3.7 3.3 4.0 1.4 1.2 1.6 5.0 4.7 5.3 1.5 1.3 1.7
Co-morbidity 6.3 5.9 6.7 4.6 4.3 4.9 10.1 9.6 10.6 7.1 6.7 7.4