Data from a study of Guinea worm infection in northern Nigeria, 1971-1974

Greenwood, B, Greenwood, A and Bradley, A. 2017. Data from a study of Guinea worm infection in northern Nigeria, 1971-1974. [Online]. London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom. Available from: https://doi.org/10.17037/DATA.134.

Greenwood, B, Greenwood, A and Bradley, A. Data from a study of Guinea worm infection in northern Nigeria, 1971-1974. [Internet] LSHTM Data Compass. London, United Kingdom: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine; 2017. Available from: https://doi.org/10.17037/DATA.134.

Greenwood, B, Greenwood, A and Bradley, A (2017). Data from a study of Guinea worm infection in northern Nigeria, 1971-1974. [Data Collection]. London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom. https://doi.org/10.17037/DATA.134.

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Description of data capture Data on the clinical features of patients with guinea worm was collected in the field on paper case reporting forms. Data summaries were then prepared using Excel spreadsheets. Immunological results were recorded in laboratory notebooks and summaries prepared in Excel spreadsheets prior to analysis. Comparisons between groups were made using chi squared and Students t tests.
Data capture method Field observation: Participant, Lab observation
Data Collection Period
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19711974
Date (Completed) 27 February 2017
Geographical area covered
North LatitudeEast LongitudeSouth LatitudeWest Longitude
12.14547.9760711.65097.18506
Language(s) of written materials English
Data Creators Greenwood, B, Greenwood, A and Bradley, A
Associated roles Damisah, M (Researcher) and Odulojo, K
LSHTM Faculty/Department Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases > Dept of Disease Control
Participating Institutions London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom
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ProjectFunderGrant NumberFunder URI
UNSPECIFIEDMedical Research CouncilUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Depositor LSHTM Library & Archives Service
Date Deposited 27 Feb 2017 16:15
Last Modified 06 Mar 2017 09:45
Publisher London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

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