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A cross-sectional investigation of regional patterns of diet and cardio-metabolic risk in India

Carrie R Daniel1*, Dorairaj Prabhakaran2, Kavita Kapur3, Barry I Graubard1, Niveditha Devasenapathy2, Lakshmy Ramakrishnan4, Preethi S George5, Hemali Shetty6, Leah M Ferrucci1, Susan Yurgalevitch7, Nilanjan Chatterjee1, KS Reddy4, Tanuja Rastogi8, Prakash C Gupta6, Aleyamma Mathew5 and Rashmi Sinha1

Author Affiliations

1 Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, (6120 Executive Blvd), Rockville, MD, (20852), USA

2 Centre for Chronic Disease Control, (C1/52, Safdarjung Development Area), New Delhi, (110 016), India

3 Steno Diabetes Center, (Niels Steensens vej 8), Gentofte, (DK 2820), Denmark

4 Department of Cardiac Biochemistry, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, (Ansari Nagar), New Delhi, (110029), India

5 Regional Cancer Center, (Medical College Campus), Trivandrum, Kerala (695011), India

6 Healis Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health, (Thane, Sector 11, CBD Belapur), Navi Mumbai, (400 614), India

7 Westat, (1600 Research Blvd), Rockville, MD, (20850), USA

8 UN World Food Programme, (Via Cesare Giulio Viola, 68), Rome, (00148), Italy

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Nutrition Journal 2011, 10:12  doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-12

Published: 28 January 2011

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Appendix. Distribution of participant characteristics across extreme tertiles of regional dietary patterns, India Health Study

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