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Prevalence and risk indicators of chronic pain in a rural community in South Africa
(James Cook University, 2011)
Background: Despite the acknowledgement that chronic pain may be a problem for adults in rural settings, there is a lack of epidemiological investigations on its occurrence in rural South Africa. Objectives: To estimate ...
Pain as a reason for primary care visits: cross-sectional survey in a rural and periurban health clinic in the Eastern Cape, South Africa
(South Africa Academy of Family Physicians, 2012)
Background: The burden of pain in primary care has not been described for South Africa. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of pain in primary care and to characterise pain among adult patients attending a rural ...
Chronic pain in the community: A survey in a township in Mthatha, Eastern Cape, South Africa
(Medpharm Publications, 2011)
Background: Comprehensive information is needed on the epidemiology and burden of chronic pain in the population for the development of appropriate health interventions. This study aimed to determine the prevalence, ...