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Poverty and musculoskeletal impairment in Rwanda.

Abstract:

The recently adopted UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities acknowledges the need to address social exclusion and poverty of persons with disabilities. However, policy makers, especially in low-income countries, often lack information about the socioeconomic situation of this vulnerable group of society. This study aimed to assess the association between poverty and musculoskeletal impairment (MSI) in Rwanda. A nationwide population-based matched case-control study was under...

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Journal:
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Volume:
102
Issue:
6
Pages:
608-617
Publication date:
2008-06-01
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EISSN:
1878-3503
ISSN:
0035-9203
Source identifiers:
108433
Language:
English
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2012-12-19

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