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Evaluating Determinants of Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Older HIV Positive and Negative Adults

The objectives of this study are to assess the prevalence of various cardiovascular risk factors (hypertension, obesity, dyslipidemia, and diabetes mellitus) and to evaluate behavioral and socioeconomic determinants of cardiovascular risk factors by assessing diet, physical activity, smoking, alcohol use and socioeconomic status in older HIV positive and negative adults in Mbarara municipality, Southwestern Uganda.