Corpus ID: 74109106

Characteristics of drug abusers in an urban community of Tanzania

  title={Characteristics of drug abusers in an urban community of Tanzania},
  author={S. E. Nsimba and E. Kayombo and A. Massele and Y. Laurent and Mwakyusa Lusajo},
Objective: Problem of drug abuse in Tanzania is serious and growing one. The thrust of this study was to identify core characteristics of drug abusers in Dar es Salaam, the biggest commercial city of the United Republic of Tanzania. Study design: Descriptive, cross sectional. Place and duration of study: The study was undertaken from July-September 2007 at three municipal councils of the city of Dar ves Salaam namely Kinondoni, Ilala and Temeke each with a population of about 3.5 million… Expand
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