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  • Chronic pain in the community: A survey in a township in Mthatha, Eastern Cape, South Africa 

    Igumbor, Ehimario U.; Puoane, Thandi; Gansky, Stuart A.; Plesh, Octavia (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, ...
  • Prevalence and risk indicators of chronic pain in a rural community in South Africa 

    Igumbor, Ehimario U.; Puoane, Thandi; Gansky, Stuart A.; Plesh, Octavia (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 ...
  • Prevalence, Awareness, Treatment and Control of Hypertension in Rural and Urban Communities in High-, Middle-, and Low-Income Countries 

    Chow, Clara K.; Koon, Teo K.; Puoane, Thandi; Rangarajan, Sumathy; Islam, Shofiqul; Gupta, Rajeev; Avezum, Alvaro; Bahonar, Ahmad; Chifamba, Jephat; Dagenais, Gilles; Diaz, Rafael; Kazmi, Khawar; Lanas, Fernando; Wei, Li; Lopez-Jaramillo, Patricio; Fanghong, Lu; Ismail, Noor Hassim; Rosengren, Annika; Szuba, Andrzej; Temizhan, Ahmet; Wielgosz, Andy; Yusuf, Rita; Yusufali, Afzalhussein; McKee, Martin; Liu, Lisheng; Mony, Prem; Yusuf, Salim (American Medical Association, 2013)
    IMPORTANCE: Hypertension is the most important preventable cause of morbidity and mortality globally, yet there are relatively few data collected using standardized methods. OBJECTIVE: To examine hypertension prevalence, ...
  • A systematic review of African studies on intimate partner violence against pregnant women: prevalence and risk factors 

    Shamu, Simukai; Abrahams, Naeemah; Temmerman, Marleen; Musekiwa, Alfred; Zarowsky, Christina (Public Library of Science, 2011)
    Background: Intimate partner violence (IPV) is very high in Africa. However, information obtained from the increasing number of African studies on IPV among pregnant women has not been scientifically analyzed. This paper ...