A geospatial analysis of noncommunicable disease (NCD) burden in Indian agro-climatic and political regions

ConclusionFindings call for an immediate programmatic attention at the subnational level due to significantly high regional dependence of NCDs. Policies and programme should focus on strengthening the implementation of existing   policies with a special focus on geriatric population to combat the disease burden.
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