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  • Socio-cultural, environmental and behavioural determinants of obesity in black South African women 

    Micklesfield, Lisa K.; Lambert, Estelle; Puoane, Thandi; Hume, David J.; Chantler, Sarah; Pienaar, Paula R.; Dickie, Kasha; Goedecke, Julia H. (Clinics Cardive Publishing (Pty) Ltd, 2013)
    South Africa (SA) is undergoing a rapid epidemiological transition and has the highest prevalence of obesity in sub- Saharan Africa (SSA), with black women being the most affected (obesity prevalence 31.8%). Although ...
  • Urban poverty in Cape Town 

    de Swardt, Cobus; Puoane, Thandi; Chopra, Mickey; du Toit, Andries (Sage Publications, 2005)
    This paper describes key findings of a household livelihood survey conducted in impoverished African settlements in Cape Town, one of Africa’s wealthiest cities. Poverty in these areas is strongly shaped by the history ...