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Conducting health survey research in a deep rural South African community: challenges and adaptive strategies.

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Background:

In many parts of the developing world, rural health requires focused policy attention, informed by reliable, representative health data. Yet there is surprisingly little published material to guide health researchers who face the unique set of hurdles associated with conducting field research in remote rural areas.

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In this paper we provide a detailed description of the key challenges encountered during health survey field research carried out i...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1478-4505-11-14

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Social Policy and Intervention
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Health Economics and HIV and AIDS Research Division More from this funder
Economic and Social Research Council More from this funder
National Research Foundation More from this funder
National Department of Social Development More from this funder
Claude Leon Foundation More from this funder
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Health Research Policy and Systems Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
1
Pages:
14
Chapter number:
ARTN 14
Publication date:
2013-01-05
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EISSN:
1478-4505
ISSN:
1478-4505
URN:
uuid:6d5b117e-7c10-428f-91ec-c5d528b60d9b
Source identifiers:
401864
Local pid:
pubs:401864

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