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Cigarette smoking among Indian matriculants at ex-House of Delegates schools in Northern Kwa-Zulu Natal.
A descriptive study of cigarette smoking in a sample of Indian matriculation students was undertaken in Northern Kwa-Zulu Natal in order to establish the prevalence of cigarette smoking; reasons for developing cigarette ...
An evaluation of needlestick injuries amongst staff at a large urban hospital.
No abstract available.
Knowledge and utililization of contraception amongst teenagers attending an urban Indian general practice.
During the six month period June to December 1990, 300 Indian teenagers attending the urban general practice of the researcher were interviewed. Data pertaining to age, sex, knowledge and utilization of contraceptives were ...
A follow-up study of the respiratory health status of automotive spray painters exposed to paints containing isocyanates.
In order to evaluate the respiratory health status of spray painters exposed to paints containing hexamethylene diisocyanates (HDI) and to obtain more insight into the relationship between occupational exposures to isocyanates ...
Geriatric attendance at Outpatients Department Addington Hospital, Durban.
This is a cross section study of the White elderly patients who attended Addington Hospital, Durban, Out-patient Department during a two week period in July 1985. Screening was by means of systematic sampling, a standard ...
Stress and the sick building syndrome : biopsychosocial health-related variables affecting workers employed in urban places where live or discotheque musical entertainment is provided.
This is the first time that multidisciplinary research has been conducted in South African music venues. The study investigated biopsychosocial health-related variables affecting workers in music venues giving special ...
Cannabis use : social risk factors and knowledge of health risks in a sample of adolescents.
A study was conducted at a Durban high school which has a mixture of socioeconomic classes and races. All grade 10 pupils present on the day of the study were asked to complete a questionnaire under examination-like ...
Twenty four hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in general practice.
Objectives: To assess the role of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in the diagnosis of hypertension in general practice. Background: Hypertension is usually diagnosed by casual office blood pressure readings. However, ...
An investigation of different approaches to the prevention of alcohol abuse among black adolescents : a community based partnership approach.
According to Amos (1989) the use of, and the attitudes towards alcohol amongst young people in Africa is an area about which little is known but which has potentially major health implications. Neither has much been done ...
The development and testing of a multi-ethnic, low literacy, family support programme for the primary prevention of child abuse and neglect in the child under five years.
The main aim of this research was to identify a family support programme which could be used as a primary prevention strategy against child abuse as a first positive step within the family, the basic unit of society, ...