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Data collection

The baseline and follow-up surveys were conducted in January-May 2018 and August-October 2018, respectively. The questionnaire has modules on demographics and socioeconomic characteristics, medical history, healthcare utilization, knowledge, attitudes and practices on cardiovascular health, risk attitudes and perception, and anthropometrics among others.

Computer-Assisted Personal Interview (CAPI) software installed in tablets were used in the surveys. The interviewers also carried with them digital weighing scales and digital blood pressure monitors.