Prevalence of khat chewers among primary health clinic attenders in Kenya
OE Omolo, Manohar Dhadphale
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In a rural district hospital in Kenya, the authors screened 100 randomly selected outpatients for khat (miraa) chewing. A surprisingly high number of them admitted chewing khat leaves. The implications of this finding and the controversy about whether or not khat is a harmful drug are discussed.