Priscilla Duboz

Faculty of Medicine, UMI 3189 Environment, Health, Societies, CNRS / UCAD / UGB / USTTB / CNRST, Cheikh Anta Diop University, France


  • Original Research Article   
    Internal Migrations And Health In Senegal: Healthy Migrant Or Convergence Hypothesis
    Author(s): Priscilla Duboz

    Objective: The general objective of this study is to characterize the migrant population present in Dakar, and to test the existence in Senegal of the Healthy Migrant Hypothesis and the Convergence Hypothesis.Methods: This study was carried out in 2015 on a population sample of 1000 individuals living in Dakar, constructed using the quota method. Socioeconomic and demographic characteristics, migratory status and self-rated health of individuals were collected during face-to-face interviews. Statistical analyses used were Chi-square tests and binary logistic regressions. Results: Show that internal migrants 40% of the study population. The migr.. Read More»

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