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Taste, Salt Consumption, and Local Explanations around Hypertension in a Rural Population in Northern Peru

Interventions to promote behaviors to reduce sodium intake require messages tailored to local understandings of the relationship between what we eat and our health. We studied local explanations about hypertension, the relationship between local diet, salt intake and health status.

Spatial distribution of individuals with symptoms of depression in a periurban area in Lima: an example from Peru

Presence of depressive symptoms suggesting a major depressive episode. The prevalence of depressive symptoms were calculated to identify areas of significantly higher and lower geographical concentrations of depressive symptoms.

Tobacco consumption and positive mental health: an epidemiological study from a positive psychology perspective

Positive mental health (PMH) is much more than the absence of mental illnesses. Moreover, PMH can help people to avoid risky behaviours like tobacco consumption (TC).

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Characteristics Associated With Antihypertensive Treatment and Blood Pressure Control: A Population-Based Follow-Up Study in Peru.

Urbanization and Daily Exposure to Biomass Fuel Smoke Both Contribute to Chronic Bronchitis Risk in a Population with Low Prevalence of Daily Tobacco Smoking.

Prevalence of Pragmatically Defined High CV Risk and its Correlates in LMIC: A Report From 10 LMIC Areas in Africa, Asia, and South America.

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