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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 ...
Evaluation of how integrated HIV and TB programs are implemented in South Africa and the implications for rural-urban equity
(James Cook University, 2013)
Introduction: In countries such as South Africa with a high prevalence of HIV and TB policy directives support program integration. Operational research suggests this is desirable, at least for increasing coverage of HIV ...
Prevalence and socio-demographic correlates of physical activity levels among South African adults in Cape Town and Mount Frere communities in 2008-2009
(BioMed Central, 2016)
BACKGROUND: Physical activity has been linked to reduced risk of various cardiometabolic disease, cancer, and premature mortality. We investigated the prevalence and socio-demographic correlates of physical activity among ...
Quality of home-based rapid HIV testing by community lay counsellors in a rural district of South Africa
(International Aids Society, 2013)
INTRODUCTION: Lack of universal, annual testing for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in health facilities suggests that expansion of HIV testing and counselling (HTC) to non-clinical settings is critical to the achievement ...