oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Goitre survey, Omay Tribal Trust Lands, Kariba District, Rhodesia

Volume 14, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



The incidence of goitre in 550 men, women and children of the Kariba District was found to be 45 per cent. 6.6 per cent. of these had goiters which were easily visible and two per cent. had nodular goitres. The adolescent female group had the highest incidence of goitre (77 per cent.) followed by females in the age group 6-12 (67.9 per cent.).

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