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Predicted distribution and burden of podoconiosis in Cameroon

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Introduction

Understanding the number of cases of podoconiosis, its geographical distribution and the population at risk are crucial to estimating the burden of this disease in endemic countries. We assessed each of these using nationwide data on podoconiosis prevalence in Cameroon.

Methods

We analysed data arising from two crosssectional surveys in Cameroon. The dataset was combined with a suite of environmental and climate data and analysed within a robust stati...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1136/bmjgh-2018-000730

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ORCID:
0000-0002-8526-6996
Njouendou, AJ More by this author
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BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Global Health Journal website
Volume:
3
Issue:
3
Pages:
e000730
Publication date:
2018-06-22
Acceptance date:
2018-05-24
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EISSN:
2059-7908
ISSN:
2059-7908
Pubs id:
pubs:859777
URN:
uri:10712259-bca1-444c-b107-8f148739ea5a
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uuid:10712259-bca1-444c-b107-8f148739ea5a
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pubs:859777

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