We report the prevalence, risk factors and mortality associated with multimorbidity in urban South Asian adults. We identified correlates of multimorbidity at baseline using multinomial logistic models, and we assessed the prospective association between multimorbidity and mortality using Cox proportional hazards models. The adjusted prevalence of multimorbidity was 9.
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He was born and raised in India, speaks several South Asian languages fluently, and has a deep love for the subcontinent. His main focus is on the Indus Valley Civilization, but he also has experience with the Palaeolithic period and historical archaeology and ethnoarchaeology. He has conducted archaeological research and excavations at both Mohenjo-daro and Harappa, two of the most important Indus period sites in Pakistan.
The research adopts a qualitative perspective and utilises a combination of in-depth interviews and netnographic data. The appropriation of the selfie phenomenon by young British South Asian adults reifies, endorses and reinforces their dual cultural identity. As such, their dual cultural identity is influenced by four factors: consonance between host and ancestral cultures, situational constraints, contextual requirements and convenience.
Victims from Nepal, India and Pakistan are lured to work in East African adult entertainment industry. It did not matter that the year-old woman from a village in the Himalayan foothills had never heard of the East African nation. Or that she had no experience as a dancer, had never met the owner of the club and was not shown an employment contract.
These programs are also suitable for older adults who are physically frail and could benefit from some personal support and supervision. The Maple Friuli Adult Day Program meets the needs of frail older adults from the Italian community - through an individualized plan of care. We are both so grateful for the staff and volunteers who continue to help us to get through this most difficult time in our lives.
Saman Alavi is often asked why she chooses to live at home with her mother and two siblings. But in fact, the year-old really enjoys living at home. The number of adults living with their parents doubled between andand Alavi is part of the age group that saw the biggest jump: to year-olds.
This year holds a slew of new books about navigating the world as South Asianwith characters and situations rarely portrayed in literature of the diaspora. A number are already available, and some of the other selections will hit bookshelves very soon. This roundup includes everything from timely novels about dystopian futures to historical-fiction novels about periods of South Asian history rarely covered in U. Some feature multidimensional universes populated by fantastical characters inspired by American and South Asian pop culture.
Chronic diseases contribute to about half of the adult disease burden in the South Asian region. Meanwhile, physical activity levels are declining despite the global evidence of its role in the prevention of chronic diseases. While there are a plethora of systematic reviews on the effects of physical activity on chronic diseases, there has not yet been a synthesis of the evidence concerning the nature of this relationship among people living in South Asian countries incorporating multiple chronic diseases and a focus on physical activity domains.
SAPHA connects people, ideas, and resources to bring about innovative and positive change in the South Asian community. South Asians are disproportionately impacted by cardiovascular disease CVD. Our objective was to examine the association between duration of residence in the US and CVD risk factors among South Asian adult immigrants.