Children with intellectual disability in rural South Africa: prevalence and associated disability.

@article{Christianson2002ChildrenWI,
  title={Children with intellectual disability in rural South Africa: prevalence and associated disability.},
  author={Arnold L. Christianson and M E Zwane and Prashiela Manga and Eli Rosen and Anton Venter and Doug Downs and Jennifer G. R. Kromberg},
  journal={Journal of intellectual disability research : JIDR},
  year={2002},
  volume={46 Pt  2},
  pages={179-86}
}
The objective of the present study was to determine the prevalence of intellectual disability (ID) and its associated disabilities in rural South African children aged 2-9 years. It was undertaken in eight villages in the district of Bushbuckridge, Northern Province, South Africa. A two-phase design was utilized. The first phase involved screening children on a house-to-house basis by interviewing mothers or caregivers using an internationally validated questionnaire for detecting childhood… CONTINUE READING