Validity of self-reported diabetes among middle-aged and older Chinese adults: the China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study

Xiaojing Yuan; Tingting Liu; Lang Wu; Zhi-Yong Zou; Changwei Li
April 2015
BMJ Open;Apr2015, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p1
Academic Journal
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