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Rev Diabet Stud, 2017, 14(4):381-389 DOI 10.1900/RDS.2017.14.381

Association of Socio-Environmental Determinants with Diabetes Prevalence in the Athens Metropolitan Area, Greece: A Spatial Analysis

Antigoni Faka1, Christos Chalkias1, Diego Montano2, Ekavi N. Georgousopoulou3,4, Anestis Tripitsidis1, Efi Koloverou3, Dimitris Tousoulis5, Christos Pitsavos5, Demosthenes B. Panagiotakos3

1Department of Geography, School of Environment, Geography and Applied Economics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
2Clinic for Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Ulm University, Ulm, Germany
3Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, School of Health Science and Education, Harokopio University, 17671 Athens, Greece
4Faculty of Health, University of Canberra, Canberra, Australia
5First Cardiology Clinic, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece
Address correspondence to: Demosthenes B. Panagiotakos, e-mail: dbpanag@hua.gr

Manuscript submitted January 15, 2018; resubmitted March 2, 2018; accepted March 3, 2018.

Keywords: diabetes, socio-environmental factor, socioeconomic, Geographic Information System

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