Risk factors for scabies among male soldiers in Pakistan: case-control study.

@article{Raza2009RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for scabies among male soldiers in Pakistan: case-control study.},
  author={Naeem Raza and Syed Nurul Rasool Qadir and Hala Z. Al Agha},
  journal={Eastern Mediterranean health journal = La revue de sante de la Mediterranee orientale = al-Majallah al-sihhiyah li-sharq al-mutawassit},
  year={2009},
  volume={15 5},
  pages={1105-10}
}
Being a preventable disease, good control of scabies can be achieved by identification of risk factors. During the 3-month period February 2006-April 2006 we carried out a case-control study on 200 patients with scabies and 200 controls to identify risk factors for scabies among male soldiers in Pakistan. We identified risk factors for the infestation using logisitic regression analysis. Itching in family/dormitory mates, infrequent bathing, infrequent changing of clothes, low education… CONTINUE READING

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