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Table 3 Study focus

From: Economic evaluations of non-communicable disease interventions in developing countries: a critical review of the evidence base

Focus Diagnosis Prevention Treatment Number of papers*
Nutritional 1 3 6 8
Cardiovascular   1 4 4
Neuropsychiatric 1 1 3 4
Cancer 3 1 1 3
Injury/Trauma   1 3 3
Digestive   1 2 2
Genitourinary 1   1 2
Respiratory    2 2
Sense organ    2 2
Congenital abnormalities 1    1
Diabetes    1 1
Muskoskeletal   1   1
Oral health   1   1
Other surgical    1 1
Number of Papers* 7 8 23  
  1. * Some papers performed multiple analyses. Therefore, the presentation of results may suggest that there are more than 32 papers, which is not the case. For this reason the sum of rows and columns does not always equal the number of papers.