Prevalence of neurological disorders in Udo, a rural community in southern Nigeria.

@article{Longe1989PrevalenceON,
  title={Prevalence of neurological disorders in Udo, a rural community in southern Nigeria.},
  author={A C Longe and Bankole O Osuntokun},
  journal={Tropical and geographical medicine},
  year={1989},
  volume={41 1},
  pages={36-40}
}
The residents of Udo, a rural community of Edo-speaking people (population 2,925) in Bendel State, Nigeria were screened in a door-to-door survey for neurological disorders by specially instructed primary health care workers (PHW). A standard protocol was followed by PHW in collecting census data, administering a screening questionnaire, and performing a simple neurological examination. A neurologist confirmed the presence of neurological disorders in 235 (47%) of 504 screen-positive subjects… CONTINUE READING

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