Antibiotic use and health-seeking behaviour in an underprivileged area of Perú.

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OBJECTIVE To describe the health-seeking behaviour and use of antibiotics in the urban community of Yurimaguas in the Amazonian area of Peru. METHOD Cross-sectional survey of caregivers of 798 children aged 6-72 months by interview using a semi-structured questionnaire. Reported symptoms were classified as illnesses where antibiotics would or would not be… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2008.02019.x

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