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  1. A health examination survey of morbidity in rural Nigeria.

    Article - En anglais

    A health survey to describe the morbidity pattern of a rural population in Nigeria was conducted among a 10% random sample of 1091 households in the Kainji Lake area of Nigeria.

    The diseases most frequently encountered were fevers, gastro-enteritis and chest infections, with prevalence rates of 50.2%, 37.1% and 10.0% respectively.

    Dental debris, conjunctival pallor, missing teeth and dental calculi were present in 65.8%, 59.1%, 32.2% and 24.1% respectively.

    The adult males were found to be significantly taller and heavier and with higher blood pressure than the females.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Afrique, Morbidité, Etiologie, Epidémiologie, Nigéria, Milieu rural, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Africa, Morbidity, Etiology, Epidemiology, Nigeria, Rural environment, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 91-0424974

    Code Inist : 002B30A. Création : 199406.