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Prevalence of psoriasis in a Norwegian Lapp population
Falk ES, Vandbakk O
The occurrence of psoriasis in a Norwegian Lapp population was estimated by reviewing medical records in the local health centre of Kautokeino. Altogether 40 cases of psoriasis were registered in the study population comprising 99.6% of the total population of 2,963 individuals. Thirty-five cases of psoriasis belonged to the Lappish population of 2,508 people, giving a prevalence of 1.4%, with no ...
Pages: 6-9
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Atopic diseases in Norwegian Lapps
Falk ES
The occurrence of atopic diseases in Lapps was estimated by reviewing medical records in the local health centre of Kautokeino. Atopic diseases were found to be present or to have occurred in 306 (10.4%) of the 2,950 individuals reviewed, with no difference between males (10.6%) and females (10.2%). Atopic diseases were detected more frequently in those under 20 years (19.4%) than in those 20 year ...
Pages: 10-14
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Declining trends in some sexually transmitted diseases in Norway between 1975 and 1991 with special reference to a Lapp population
Falk ES, Vandbakk O
Trends of N. gonorrhoeae (1975-1991) and C. trachomatis (1988-1991) infections in Norway were analysed by the National Institute of Public Health (SIFF) using data reported by physicians. The validity of the reporting system was evaluated by comparing reported data from the three northernmost counties and particularly the Kautokeino community to SIFF with confirmed positive specimens analysed by t ...
Pages: 15-20
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