Excreta disposal behaviour and latrine ownership in relation to the risk of childhood diarrhoea in Sri Lanka.
A case-control study of environmental and behavioural risk factors for childhood diarrhoea was conducted in Kurunegala district, Sri Lanka.
From five hospitals, 2458 children aged less than 5 years and suffering from diarrhoea were recruited as clinic cases, and a further 4140 reporting with complaints other than diarrhoea were recruited as clinic controls.
Community-based cross-sectional surveys were also conducted in three of the five areas served by these hospitals, and from these a further 1659 children were recruited as community controls.
Mots-clés Pascal : Diarrhée, Hygiène, Etude transversale, Enfant, Homme, Facteur risque, Appareil digestif pathologie, Intestin pathologie, WC local, Sri Lanka, Asie, Milieu rural
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Diarrhea, Hygiene, Cross sectional study, Child, Human, Risk factor, Digestive diseases, Intestinal disease, Toilets, Sri Lanka, Asia, Rural environment
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0202738
Code Inist : 002B13B03. Création : 199406.