A modernity score for individuals in Melanesian society.

@article{King1989AMS,
  title={A modernity score for individuals in Melanesian society.},
  author={Hilary King and Anita Marguerite Collins},
  journal={Papua and New Guinea medical journal},
  year={1989},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={11-22}
}
Assessment of individual modernity has considerable implications for the prevention of non-communicable disease in high-risk populations experiencing rapid modernization. A scoring system for the classification of the relative modernity of individuals in Melanesian society is described. The score consisted of eight components relating to area of origin… CONTINUE READING