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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 ...
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, ...
Perceptions of body size and its association with HIV/AIDS
(MedPharm Publications, 2011)
OBJECTIVE: To explore the perception among black South African women that people who are thin are infected with HIV or have AIDS. SETTING: Khayelitsha, an urban township in Cape Town. SUBJECTS: 513 women aged 18-65 ...