High Risk Behaviours and Schistosomiasis Infection in Kumba, South-West Province, Cameroon

  title={High Risk Behaviours and Schistosomiasis Infection in Kumba, South-West Province, Cameroon},
  author={Martyn T. Sama and Essame Oyono and Raoult C. Ratard},
  booktitle={International journal of environmental research and public health},
Kumba, a town with a population of mixed background and socio-economic status, is a new and intense focus of schistosomiasis. Although fountains provide clean water, the population still uses the river and streams which cross the town for most of its bathing, laundry and swimming activities. A multivariate analysis indicated that a local subject's age, ethnic group, knowledge about schistomiasis and the intensity of his or her contact with the river and/or stream were all significantly… CONTINUE READING
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