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Risk factors for community-acquired pneumonia among adults in Kenya: a case-control study.

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Background

Pneumonia is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality among adults worldwide; however, the risk factors for community-acquired pneumonia in Africa are not well characterized.

Methods

The authors recruited 281 cases of community-acquired pneumonia and 1202 hospital controls among patients aged ≥15 years who attended Kilifi District Hospital/Coast Provincial General Hospital in Kenya between 1994 and 6. Cases were admissions with an acute illness with ≥...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
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10.1186/s41479-017-0041-2

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Pneumonia Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
1
Pages:
17
Publication date:
2017-11-05
Acceptance date:
2017-10-17
DOI:
EISSN:
2200-6133
ISSN:
2200-6133
Pubs id:
pubs:810978
URN:
uri:4a467900-6b96-4561-a22d-db79612e666d
UUID:
uuid:4a467900-6b96-4561-a22d-db79612e666d
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pubs:810978

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