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The cholera epidemic of 2000/2001 in Kwazulu-Natal: implications for health promotion and education

A KM Hoque, Zeleke Worku
Health SA Gesondheid | Vol 10, No 4 | a208 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/hsag.v10i4.208 | © 2005 A KM Hoque, Zeleke Worku | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 10 November 2005 | Published: 10 November 2005

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A KM Hoque,, South Africa
Zeleke Worku,, South Africa

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Abstract

This study was a cross-sectional, descriptive and comparative study conducted in the province of KwaZulu-Natal in the months of November and December 2001 in order to make a comparison between health districts stricken with cholera and districts not stricken with cholera with regards to well-known risk factors for cholera.

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‘n Dwarssnit, beskrywende en vergelykende studie met verwysing na bekende risikofaktore vir cholera het in die KwaZulu-Natal Provinsie tussen November en Desember 2001 plaasgevind om ‘n vergelyking te maak tussen gesondheidsdistrikte wat deur cholera geteister word en distrikte wat nie deur cholera geteister word nie.

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