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Urban women have higher risk of chronic diseases than rural dwellers – News-Medical.Net

African women who live in cities are seven per cent more likely to have chronic diseases than rural dwellers.

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African women who live in cities are seven per cent more likely to have chronic diseases than rural dwellers.
Africa’s booming urban population is increasingly vulnerable to chronic diseases, with women at greatest risk of obesity-related illnesses, a study of cities and health has found.
The United Nations estimates that 68 per cent of the world’s population will live in urban areas by 2050, with almost 90 per cent of this increase taking place in Asia and Africa.
Commenting on the findings, Fredrick…

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