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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
Division:
SSD
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
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National Department of Social Development
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Name:
Economic and Social Research Council
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National Research Foundation
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
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Volume:
11
Issue:
1
Pages:
14
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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EISSN:
1478-4505
ISSN:
1478-4505
Language:
English
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pubs:401864
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uuid:6d5b117e-7c10-428f-91ec-c5d528b60d9b
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pubs:401864
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401864
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2016-01-26

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