Magazine article World Health Report

Annex Table 6 Summary Prevalence of Selected Risk Factors by Subregion, (a) 2000 (B,c)

Magazine article World Health Report

Annex Table 6 Summary Prevalence of Selected Risk Factors by Subregion, (a) 2000 (B,c)

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Annex Table 6 Summary prevalence of selected risk factors by subregion, (a) 2000 (b), (c)  Risk factor (d)                  Prevalence criteria  Alcohol                          Proportion consuming alcohol Blood pressure                   Mean systolic pressure (mmHg) Childhood sexual abuse           Proportion of adults with history                                    of abuse Cholesterol                      Mean cholesterol [(mmol/l).sup.e] Indoor smoke from solid fuels    Proportion using biofuel Iron deficiency                  Mean haemoglobin level (g/dl) Low fruit and vegetable intake   Average intake per day (g) Overweight                       Body mass index (kg/[m.sup.2]) Physical inactivity              Proportion with no physical                                    activity Underweight                      Proportion less than 2 SD weight                                    for age Unplanned pregnancies            Proportion not using modern                                    contraception Unsafe health care injections    Unsafe injection(s) exposing to                                    Hepatitis B each year Urban air pollution              Concentration of particles less                                    than 10 micron ([micro]g/                                     [m.sup.3]) Vitamin A deficiency             Proportion vitamin A deficient                                    with night blindness Zinc deficiency                  Proportion not consuming US                                    recommended dietary intake  Risk factor (d)                  AFR-D   AFR-E   AMR-A  Alcohol                            38%     44%     67% Blood pressure                    133     129     127 Childhood sexual abuse             14%     33%     15% Cholesterol                       4.8     4.8     5.3 Indoor smoke from solid fuels      73%     86%      1% Iron deficiency                  10.6    10.6    12.5 Low fruit and vegetable intake     350     240     290 Overweight                       21.3    21.8    26.9 Physical inactivity                12%     11%     20% Underweight                        32%     31%      2% Unplanned pregnancies              91%     86%     33% Unsafe health care injections       5%      4%      0% Urban air pollution                23      16      13 Vitamin A deficiency               19%     23%      0% Zinc deficiency                    37%     62%      6%  Risk factor (d)                  AMR-B   AMR-D   EMR-B  Alcohol                            66%     62%     10% Blood pressure                    128     128     133 Childhood sexual abuse              9%     15%     18% Cholesterol                       5.1     5.1     5.0 Indoor smoke from solid fuels      25%     53%      6% Iron deficiency                  11.2    11.2    10.5 Low fruit and vegetable intake    190     340     350 Overweight                         26      26    25.2 Physical inactivity                23%     23%     19% Underweight                         5%     12%      8% Unplanned pregnancies              45%     68%     63% Unsafe health care injections       0%      0%      0% Urban air pollution                15      20      17 Vitamin A deficiency                9%      9%      1% Zinc deficiency                    26%     68%     25%  Risk factor (d)                  EMR-D   EUR-A   EUR-B  Alcohol                             5%     87%     62% Blood pressure                    131     135     137 Childhood sexual abuse             18%      9%     18% Cholesterol                        5. … 
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