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Table 11 CVD Key FindingsĀ 

From: Systematic review on chronic non-communicable disease in disaster settings

Second most commonly studied NCD among results
Studies predominantly on CVD risk factors over disease outcomes
Studies demonstrate CVD is among leading diagnoses in these settings, including ischemic heart disease and stroke
Hypertension a leading risk factor, and disease control is poor
Gender differences in CVD outcomes exist in these settings, including divergence from conventional disproportionate burden for CVD among men
Exposure to disaster is associated with worse CVD outcomes
Refugee status confers worse outcomes
Scant study focus on management of disease