Walters CB, Schwalbach T, Sevene E, Walters J, Jackson T, Hiremath G, Moon TD, McQueen KK. Chronic pain and associated factors in Maputo, Mozambique: a pilot study. British journal of pain. 2019 Feb;13(13). 43-53. PMID: 30671238 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC6327355
Studies estimate that 20% of adults suffer from chronic pain. A meta-analysis in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) found 34% had chronic pain. There are few studies on pain prevalence gathered in Africa. This study surveyed the capital city of Mozambique.