Socio-economic determinants in selecting childhood diarrhoea treatment options in Sub-Saharan Africa

a multilevel model

Olatunde Aremu, Stephen Lawoko, Tahereh Moradi, Koustuv Dalal

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Abstract

Diarrhoea disease which has been attributed to poverty constitutes a major cause of morbidity and mortality in children aged five and below in most low-and-middle income countries. This study sought to examine the contribution of individual and neighbourhood socio-economic characteristics to caregiver's treatment choices for managing childhood diarrhoea at household level in sub-Saharan Africa.
Original languageEnglish
Article number13
Number of pages8
JournalItalian Journal of Pediatrics
Volume37
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 23 Mar 2011

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Africa South of the Sahara
Diarrhea
Economics
Child Mortality
Poverty
Caregivers
Morbidity
Therapeutics

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Socio-economic determinants in selecting childhood diarrhoea treatment options in Sub-Saharan Africa : a multilevel model. / Aremu, Olatunde; Lawoko, Stephen; Moradi, Tahereh; Dalal, Koustuv.

In: Italian Journal of Pediatrics, Vol. 37, 13, 23.03.2011.

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