Incidence and consequences of injury in a sample of a semi-urban and rural population in the Limpopo province, South Africa

SOURCE: Journal of Psychology in Africa
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2003
TITLE AUTHOR(S): S.Promtussananon, K.Peltzer
KEYWORDS: HOUSEHOLD SURVEYS, INJURY SURVEILLANCE, LIMPOPO PROVINCE, RURAL COMMUNITIES
DEPARTMENT: Social Aspects of Public Health (SAPH)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 2648

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Abstract

This household-based survey aimed at exploring factors related to injury, the mechanism of injury, the part of the body that got injured and type of injury, consequences and treatment for injury amongst 470 residents in a semi-urban and rural area in the Limpopo Province.