Now showing items 31-40 of 50
Social drift of cardiovascular disease risk factors in Africans from the North West Province of South Africa: the PURE study
(Clinics Cardive Publishers, 2012)
Objective : This study examined whether the association between socio-economic status (SES) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in black South Africans from the North West Province had shifted from the more ...
Plasma clot lysis time and its association with cariovascular risk factors in black Africans
(Public Library of Science, 2012)
Studies in populations of European descent show longer plasma clot lysis times (CLT) in patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD) than in controls. No data are available on the association between CVD risk factors and ...
Health care seeking behaviour of newly diagnosed HIV infected people from rural and urban communities in the North West Province of South Africa
(Department Health Studies, University of South Africa, 2009)
Consumers’ expectations of furniture labels during their pre-purchase information search: an explication of proposed furniture labelling specifications
This study aimed to investigate consumers' expectations of furniture labels during the pre-purchase information search, in order to propose furniture labels that would serve as a more relevant source of external information ...
HIV stigma experiences and stigmatisation before and after a HIV stigma-reduction community “hub” intervention
(Taylor & Francis, 2017)
This study sought to explore, describe and determine whether an HIV stigma-reduction community “hub” intervention would change the HIV stigma experiences of people living with HIV (PLWH) and the stigmatisation by the ...
Differences in health care seeking behaviour between rural and urban communities in South Africa
(BioMed Central, 2012)
Objective The aim of this study was to explore possible differences in health care seeking behaviour among a rural and urban African population. Design A cross sectional design was followed using the infrastructure of ...
Effect of African leafy vegetables on the micronutrient status of mildly deficient farm-school children in South Africa: a randomized controlled study
(Cambridge Univ Press, 2016)
A randomized controlled trial was conducted to assess the effect of African leafy vegetable (ALV) consumption on Fe, Zn and vitamin A status in children. Children were randomly allocated to receive either a 300 g cooked ...
Fibrinogen concentration and its role in CVD risk in black South Africans – effect of urbanisationtion
The aim of this study was to investigate correlates of fibrinogen concentration in black South Africans, as well as its association with cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk and whether urbanisation influences this association. ...
The effect of the Lifeplan® programme on the psychological wellbeing of a rural community in South Africa
(Elliott & Fitzpatrick, 2011)
This study explored the effect of the Lifeplan® programme on a rural South African community's psychological wellbeing. Participants were adult Individuals (N=99) between 20 and 83 years (mean age = 43 years, SD=13.28). A ...
Using different approaches to assess the reproducibility of a culturally sensitive quantified food frequency questionnaire
(MedPharm Publishers, 2011)
Objective: To report on the use of different approaches to assess the reproducibility of a culturally sensitive quantified food frequency questionnaire (QFFQ) used for assessment of the habitual dietary intake of ...