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Table 2 Publications by author, title, multimorbidity and social determinants

From: Multi-morbidity of non communicable diseases and equity in WHO Eastern Mediterranean countries

Author (date of publication) Title Country/region Size of sample Mutimorbidity Equity, social determinants
[13] Aziz & Sana Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 2002, 29(1):4-8 Cancer treatment in Pakistan: challenges & obstacles. Pakistan 3274 Cancer, hepatitis B & C Age, sex, socioeconomic status, occupation
[14] Riachy et al. Revue des maladies Respiratoires 2008, 25(3):275-281 Impact of low socioeconomic status on the demography and co-morbidities of asthma. Lebanon 44814 Asthma, obesity, depression ocular and cutaneous allergy Age, sex, income, education, housing
[15] Aslani et al. Tanaffos 2007, 6(2):38-45 The Socioeconomic Status and Quality of Life in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Pakistan 131 Poor pulmonary function, respira-tory symptoms, incapacity to perform daily activities, mental and cognitive disorders. Age, sex, education, marital status
[16] Kilzieh et al. (Int J Psychatry Med 2008, 38(2):169-184 Comorbidity of depression with chronic diseases: a population-based study in Aleppo, Syria Aleppo, Syria 2038 Depression chronic respiratory disease, heart disease, hypertension, stroke, diabetes, Rheumatism, Peptic ulcer, kidney disease, hepatic disease and obesity age, residence, ethnicity, Sex, religion, education occupation, marital status socio-economic status
[17] Moussavi et al. (The Lancet 2007, 370:851–858) Depression, chronic diseases, and decrements in health: results from the WHS Morocco 4472 Depression, angina, arthritis, asthma and diabetes Sex, age, residence, education, occupation, marital status, income
Pakistan 6104
Tunisia 5068
UAE 1180
[18] Hosseinpoor et al. BMC Public Health 2012, 12:474 Socioeconomic inequality in the prevalence of NCDs in LMICs: Results from the World Health Survey Morocco 4472 Depression, angina, arthritis, asthma and diabetes Sex, age, residence, education, occupation, marital status, income
Tunisia 5068
Pakistan 6104
[19] Khuwaja et al. Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2010, 2:72 Anxiety and depression among outpatients with type 2 diabetes: A multi-centre study of prevalence and associated factors. Pakistan 889 Depression, anxiety, hypertension, ischemic heart disease Age, sex
[20] Yekta et al. Eastern Mediterranean Health Jornal 2010, 16:286–291. Behavioural and clinical factors associated with depression among individuals with diabetes. Urmia, Iran 295 Depression, diabetes Age, sex, education
[21] Al-Amer et al. Journal of Diabetes and its complications 2011, 25:247-252 Depression among adults with diabetes in Jordan risk factors and relationship to blood sugar control Jordan 649 Depression, diabetes, hypertension Age, sex, education
[22] Waheed et al. Journal of the Pakistani Medical Association 2006, 56:243 The Burden of Anxiety and Depression among patients with Chronic Rheumatologic Disorders at a Tertiary Care Hospital Clinic in Karachi, Pakistan. Pakistan 111 Depression, anxiety, chronic rheumatological disorders Age, sex, education, occupation, income
[23] Youssef Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal 2005,11(3):334-348 Comprehensive health assessment of senior citizens in Al-Karak governorate, Jordan Al-Karak Jordan 300 Mental chronic diseases Age, sex, education, Marital status
[24] Bener et al. Social Psychiatry Epidemiolofy 2012, 47(3):439-446 Prevalence, symptom patterns and comorbidity of anxiety and depressive disorders in primary care in Qatar Qatar 1660 Depression, anxiety, diabetes, hypertension, asthma, back pain, cancer, migraine, cholesterol Sex, age, education, occupation, marital status, household income, housing
[25] Ohaeri et al. Medical Science Monitoring 2012, 18(3):CR160-73 Characteristics of subjects with comorbidity of symptoms of generalised anxiety and major depressive disorders and the corresponding threshold and sub-threshold conditions in an Arab general population sample. Kuwait 3155 Depression anxiety Age, sex, education, marital status, occupation
[26] Shiri et al. The American Journal on Addictions 2006, 15(6):468-472 Association between Opium Abuse and Comorbidity in Diabetic Men. Pakistan 312 Diabetes, mental disorders, opium Age, socio-economic status
[27] Almawi et al. Journal of Endocrinollogical Investigation. 2008, 31(11):1020-1024 Association of comorbid depression, anxiety, and stress disorders with Type 2 diabetes in Bahrain, a country with a very high prevalence of Type 2 diabetes Bahrain 275 Diabetes, depression, anxiety Age, sex, occupation,
[28] Shah et al. Medical Principles and Practice 2010, 19(2):105-112 Prevalence and correlates of major chronic illnesses among older Kuwaiti nationals in two governorates Kuwait 2487 Diabetes, hypertension, heart disease Age, sex, education, occupation, income,
[29] Alwakeel et al. Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation 2009, 20(3):402-409 Concomitant macro and microvascular complications in diabetic nephropathy. Saudi Arabia 1952 Diabetes, macrovascular, Microvascular complications Age, sex
[30] Shera et al. Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association 2004, 54(2):54-59 Prevalence of Chronic Complications and Associated Factors in Type 2 Diabetes Pakistan 500 Diabetes, retinopathy, nephropathy, neuropathy, angina, hypertension Age, sex,
[31] Maziak et al. Ann Epidemiol 2007, 17:713–720. Cardiovascular health among adults in Syria: a model from developing countries. Syria 2028 Heart disease, stroke, hypertension, obesity age, sex, education, occupation, income and household density
[32] Khan et al. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2006, 6:18 Knowledge of modifiable risk factors of heart disease among patients with acute myocardial infarction in Karachi, Pakistan: across sectional study Karachi, Pakistan 720 Heart disease, diabetes, hypertension .
[33] Zindah et al. Prev Chronic Dis 2008, 5(1):A17 Obesity and diabetes in Jordan: findings from the behavioral risk factor surveillance system, 2004. Jordan 3334 Obesity, diabetes, heart disease, asthma, hypertension, Age, sex, education, socio demographic
[34] Khader et al. Metabolic Syndrome and Related Disorders 2008, 6(2):113-120 Obesity in Jordan: Prevalence, Associated factors, comorbidities, and change in prevalence over the ten years North Jordan 1121 Obesity, diabetes, hypertension, low HDL, hypertriceridemia gender, age, marital status, education
[35] Abdul-Rhaim Int J Obes 2001, 25:1736-1740 Obesity and selected comorbidities in an urban Palestinian population. Ramallah Palestine 485 Obesity, diebetes, Hypertension, cholesterol Age, sex, education, smoking
[36] Delavar et al. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 2009, 18 (2):285-292 Dietary patterns and the metabolic syndrome in middle aged women, Babol, Iran. Babol, Iran 984 Obesity, metabolic syndrome Age, sex, education, occupation
[37] Hollisaaz et al. Transplantation Proceedings 2007, 39(4):1048-1050 Medical Comorbidities after Renal Transplantation Pakistan 119 Hypertension, visual disturb, Back pain, musculoskeletal Age, sex, marital status, education, income
[38] Bernieh et al. Transplantation Proceedings 2004 36(6):1780-1783 Pattern of acute renal failure in a tertiary hospital in the United Arab Emirates UAE 81 ARF, diabetes, hypertension, ischemic heart disease Age, sex, ethnicity