Eye, Ear, Nose, And Throat Infection In Natives Of Alaska: Summary And Analysis Based On Report Of The Survey Conducted In 1956.


A total of 899 persons were examined, mostly children. There was high prevalence of chronic upper respiratory infections, as judged by diseased tonsils and adenoids, drum damage, loss of hearing, and other signs. In all instances the Eskimo rate was the highest, the white the lowest. Photos. Tables. Bibliography.