Accession Number:

ADA028192

Title:

Incidence of Tonsillitis among the Tundra Population of the Nenets National Okrug,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY MEDICAL INTELLIGENCE AND INFORMATION AGENCY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

The Nenets National Okrug is the northernmost region of Arkhangelsk Oblast and it is situated in the Arctic. The ears, noses, and throats of 1233 persons were examined in 1967 in order to study the effect of adaptability to the Arctic Climate and population density on the incidence of tonsillitis. They were permanent inhabitants of the Nenets National Okrug indigenous population.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE