Combining insights from epidemiological and ethnographic data to investigate substance use in Truk, Federated States of Micronesia.

@article{Marshall1990CombiningIF,
  title={Combining insights from epidemiological and ethnographic data to investigate substance use in Truk, Federated States of Micronesia.},
  author={Mac Marshall},
  journal={British journal of addiction},
  year={1990},
  volume={85 11},
  pages={1457-68}
}
There has been a recent concern in medical anthropology to combine quantitative epidemiological survey methods with qualitative ethnographic fieldwork methods as a means for drawing on the strengths of both approaches. This article shows the advantages of doing this by examining data on substance use and abuse from Truk, Federated States of Micronesia… CONTINUE READING