Association of indicators of hygiene behavior with persistent diarrhea of young children.

@article{Bartlett1992AssociationOI,
  title={Association of indicators of hygiene behavior with persistent diarrhea of young children.},
  author={Alfred V Bartlett and Elena Hurtado and Dirk G. Schroeder and Herman Mendez},
  journal={Acta paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992). Supplement},
  year={1992},
  volume={381},
  pages={66-71}
}
We examined the association between water and hygiene-related behaviors and persistent diarrhea (duration > or = 14 days) among children under age three years in an indigenous rural Guatemalan community. Behavior indicators were specific aspects of the appearance of the mother, study child, other children and household that could be observed using a spot observation technique. Thirty-four percent of children had one or more episodes of persistent diarrhea during the year of study. Bivariate… CONTINUE READING

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