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Table 3 Prevalence of morbidity among screened population

From: Health issues in a Bangalore slum: findings from a household survey using a mobile screening toolkit in Devarajeevanahalli

Morbidity Screened population Classification Number of persons Percentage among those screened
Body mass index Measured for 18 years and above None refused N = 2033 Normal 644 31.7
Obese 805 39.6
Overweight 290 14.3
Underweight 294 14.5
Hypertension Screened for 30 years and above None refused N = 1285 Normal Blood Pressure 748 58.2
Pre hypertension 82 6.4
Hypertension 456 35.5
Newly detected 258 20.1
Diabetes Screened for 30 years and above 23 refused N = 1262 Normal 907 71.9
Impaired Glucose Tolerance 146 11.6
Diabetes 209 16.6
Newly detected 72 5.7
Anaemia Screened for woman 12 years and above 25 refused N = 1611 Normal 469 29.1
Mild anaemia 918 57
Moderate anaemia 184 11.4
Severe anaemia 40 2.5