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  1. Prevalence patterns and predictors of alcohol use and abuse among secondary school students in southern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: demographic factors and the influence of parents and peers

    Prevalence patterns and predictors of alcohol use and abuse among secondary school students in southern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: demographic factors and the influence of parents and peers

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: The prevalence and predictors of alcohol use and abuse among school students were investigated with the aim of gaining insight to guide prevention interventions.
  2. Infant feeding practices in a high HIV prevalence rural district of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Infant feeding practices in a high HIV prevalence rural district of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Aim: To describe infant feeding practices at birth and at 14 weeks post-partum in the Ugu-North Health District, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
  3. Obstetric outcomes and antenatal access among adolescent pregnancies in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Obstetric outcomes and antenatal access among adolescent pregnancies in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Pregnancy among adolescents in South Africa is a growing concern as it may be associated with adverse socio-economic and health impacts. Timeous initiation and optimal utilisation of antenatal care (ANC) services is imperative to ensure positive pregnancy outcomes. However,...
  4. Infant feeding practices of teenage mothers attending a well-baby clinic in a public hospital in Umlazi, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Infant feeding practices of teenage mothers attending a well-baby clinic in a public hospital in Umlazi, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Objective: This study aimed to determine the breastfeeding practices of urban, predominantly isiZulu speaking, South African teenage mothers, and to examine factors associated with breastfeeding.