Risk factors for impairment at leprosy diagnosis in Mozambique: case control study

J. Heukelbach, J.M. Augusto, S. João, A. Saide, D. Catuve, M.E. Muianga, F. Mbofana & A.N. Ramos
Objectives: In Mozambique, the proportion of leprosy patients with impairment at diagnosis is considered high. We performed a study to identify factors associated with advanced impairment at the moment of diagnosis in northern Mozambique, as an indicator for late diagnosis of the disease. Methods:[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]