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Dokumenttyp:
journal article 
Autor(en):
Burtscher, Clemens; Baxmann, Arlette; Kassubek, Jan; Hornyak, Magdolna; Matuja, William; Schmutzhard, Erich; Winkler, Andrea S 
Titel:
Prevalence of restless legs syndrome in an urban population of eastern Africa (Tanzania). 
Abstract:
Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is one of the most common neurological disorders in Caucasian populations with prevalence rates between 5% and 15%. A recent study conducted in rural northern Tanzania documented a prevalence of only 0.013%. This result requires further investigation of the epidemiology of RLS in Africa, as prevalence rates seem to vary among different ethnicities.We conducted a community-based door-to-door study in an urban environment in eastern Africa (Kinondoni district, Dar es S...    »
 
Zeitschriftentitel:
J Neurol Sci 
Jahr:
2014 
Band / Volume:
346 
Heft / Issue:
1-2 
Seitenangaben Beitrag:
121-7 
Sprache:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0022-510X 
TUM Einrichtung:
Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik