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Sociodemographic determinants of healthcare-seeking options and alternative management practices of childhood diarrheal illness: A household survey among mothers in Iraq

Harb, A., Abraham, S., O’Dea, M.ORCID: 0000-0002-2757-7585, Hantosh, H.A., Jordan, D. and Habib, I. (2021) Sociodemographic determinants of healthcare-seeking options and alternative management practices of childhood diarrheal illness: A household survey among mothers in Iraq. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 104 (2). pp. 748-755.

Link to Published Version: https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.20-0529
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Abstract

Diarrhea is one of the major causes of child morbidity and mortality in low-income and developing countries. Children younger than 5 years are particularly vulnerable with diarrhea, accounting for more than one-quarter of all deaths in this age-group. Children younger than 5 years are estimated to account for 8% of total diarrheal deaths worldwide in 2016.1 The problem has been widely attributed to the lack of access to quality health care and effective treatments...

Item Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation(s): Antimicrobial Resistance and Infectious Disease Laboratory
Publisher: The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Copyright: © 2021 The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/59824
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