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Table 1 Geographical and risk factor related key words

From: An overview of cardiovascular risk factor burden in sub-Saharan African countries: a socio-cultural perspective

Region/Country Specific Africa, sub-Saharan Africa, additionally each country in sub-Saharan Africa was also searched by name: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Reunion, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone
Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Disease/Risk Factor Specific Cardiovascular disease/heart disease/heart failure, illness perceptions, stroke, hypertension/high blood pressure, salt intake, diabetes, glucose intolerance, dyslipidemia/cholesterol, smoking/tobacco and alcohol/drinking obesity/overweight/body size, physical (in)activity/exercise, diet/nutrition/food/hunger/and stress/mental health/urbanization, access to care, healthcare, culture traditional healer.