Diet-Related Disease Patterns in South African Interethnic Populations

Epidemiological Perplexities and Future Prospects
  • Alexander R. P. Walker
  • Demetre Labadarios
  • Ingrid I. Glatthaar


In South Africa there are four ethnic populations:
  1. 1.

    Blacks (30 million);

  2. 2.

    Coloreds (Euro-African-Malay) (3 million);

  3. 3.

    Indians (1 million); and

  4. 4.

    Whites (5 million).



Colon Cancer Dental Caries Acute Appendicitis Western Population White Population 


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  • Alexander R. P. Walker
  • Demetre Labadarios
  • Ingrid I. Glatthaar

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