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Profile: The Kilifi Health and Demographic Surveillance System (KHDSS).

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The Kilifi Health and Demographic Surveillance System (KHDSS), located on the Indian Ocean coast of Kenya, was established in 2000 as a record of births, pregnancies, migration events and deaths and is maintained by 4-monthly household visits. The study area was selected to capture the majority of patients admitted to Kilifi District Hospital. The KHDSS has 260 000 residents and the hospital admits 4400 paediatric patients and 3400 adult patients per year. At the hospital, morbidity events ar...

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10.1093/ije/dys062

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Tropical Medicine
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Journal:
International journal of epidemiology
Volume:
41
Issue:
3
Pages:
650-657
Publication date:
2012-06-05
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EISSN:
1464-3685
ISSN:
0300-5771
URN:
uuid:7da9e387-7e0a-4b80-96d1-94eb77a051e4
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329013
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pubs:329013

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