Chronic fatigue in developing countries: population based survey of women in India.

@article{Patel2005ChronicFI,
  title={Chronic fatigue in developing countries: population based survey of women in India.},
  author={Vikram Patel and Betty R Kirkwood and Helen A Weiss and Sulochana Pednekar and Janice Fernandes and Bernadette Pereira and Medha Upadhye and David M Mabey},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2005},
  volume={330 7501},
  pages={1190}
}
OBJECTIVES To describe the prevalence of and risk factors for chronic fatigue in a developing country; in particular, to determine the association of anaemia, mental health, and gender disadvantage factors with chronic fatigue. DESIGN Community survey. SETTING Primary health centre catchment area in Goa, India. PARTICIPANTS 3000 randomly sampled women aged 18 to 50 years. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Data on the primary outcome (reporting of fatigue for at least six months) and psychosocial… CONTINUE READING