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  1. The effect of biotope-specific sampling for aquatic macroinvertebrates on reference site classification and the identification of environmental predictors in Mpumalanga, South Africa

    The effect of biotope-specific sampling for aquatic macroinvertebrates on reference site classification and the identification of environmental predictors in Mpumalanga, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    The classification of reference sites based on macroinvertebrate assemblages sampled in different aquatic biotopes in Mpumalanga, South Africa, was examined. Environmental variables that best predicted group membership for each of four classifications (stones, vegetation, sand and these three biotopes combined)...
  2. Radiation induced changes in the airway—anaesthetic implications

    Radiation induced changes in the airway—anaesthetic implications

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Radiation induces a variety of changes in the airway that can potentially lead to difficult intubation. Osteoradionecrosis (ORN) of the mandible, a severe consequence of radiotherapy for head and neck malignancies can cause a reduction of the ‘mandibular space’ and...
  3. Climate and the evolution of group-living behaviour in the armadillo lizard (<em>Ouroborus cataphractus</em>)

    Climate and the evolution of group-living behaviour in the armadillo lizard (<em>Ouroborus cataphractus</em>)

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Zoology
    We evaluated the hypothesis that the regular use of the southern harvester termite, Microhodotermes viator, as food source by the armadillo lizard, Ouroborus cataphractus, originated as an adaptation to survive the summer dry season in a climatic regime where rainfall...
  4. Socio-ecological influences of attitudes toward disability among Kenyan undergraduate students

    Socio-ecological influences of attitudes toward disability among Kenyan undergraduate students

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study examined personal and contextual variables as predictors of attitudes toward disability at a Kenyan higher education setting. Participants were a convenience sample of 309 undergraduate students at a Kenyan university enrolled in Sociology, Social Work, Psychology, Political Science,...
  5. Predictors of multiple concurrent and multiple sexual partnerships among male and female youth aged 18–24 in South Africa

    Predictors of multiple concurrent and multiple sexual partnerships among male and female youth aged 18–24 in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study aimed to determine predictors of multiple concurrent and multiple sexual partnerships among South African male and female youth. Data were from a cross-sectional population-based household survey of 3 123 youths aged 18 to 24 years from four South...
  6. Personal factor effects on authentic leadership

    Personal factor effects on authentic leadership

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the relationship between authentic leadership and personal factors of emotional intelligence (EI), personality, cognitive abilities and gender. The convenience sample of respondents included 341 employees, and prospective students in an advanced leadership education programme at a South...
  7. Barriers to antiretroviral therapy initiation for HIV-positive children aged 2–18 months in Swaziland

    Barriers to antiretroviral therapy initiation for HIV-positive children aged 2–18 months in Swaziland

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Although early antiretroviral therapy (ART) reduces HIV-related mortality in children by up to 75%, almost half of HIV-positive children younger than 1 year old in Swaziland do not initiate ART. This study was conducted to identify barriers to early ART...