oa South African Medical Journal - Seasonal variation in acute respiratory diseases and meningitis in Black miners living in hostels
|Article Title||Seasonal variation in acute respiratory diseases and meningitis in Black miners living in hostels|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 *Institute for Biostatistics of the South African Medical Research Council **Rand Mines Lrd and ERPM Mine Hospital, Tvl|
|Publication Date||Aug 1978|
|Pages||353 - 358|
|Keyword(s)||Acute respiratory disease, Black population, Hostel, Miners, Minigitis, Mining, Occupational health and Seasonal variation|
Data were obtained for each month over a 4-year period of the monthly attack rates for acute respiratory diseases, pneumonia and meningitis, the mean monthly maximum and minimum temperatures, the monthly relative humidities at 14hoo and the monthly number of men recruited to the mine.
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