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Title: Primary health care through family health programmes in field practice area Hadaba Shargia, Tripoli, Libya
Authors: Abounaja, Sadik
Nayak, Chandra S.
Issue Date: 1995
Language: English
Abstract: The study looked at 3 465 people from 427 families who visited the family clinic in Hadaba Shargia, Tripoli, Libya, between December 1985 and November 1987. Total coverage for the multiphasic screening was 61.93%, out of which a majority were below the age of 15 years. The literacy rate was 64.18%. Most of those screened above the age of 15 were housewives. Of the families, 75.36% were living as nuclear families, with average family size of 8.1. Morbidity prevalence at the time of survey was 464.6 per 1 000, with a predominance of infectious diseases. Vaccination coverage was high for BCG, while moderate for DPT and polio and low for measles
Description: 87-95
Keywords: Family Health
Health Promotion
Community Health Services
Subject: Primary Health Care
ISSN: 1020-3397
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