Beliefs regarding the etiology and treatment of infantile diarrhea in Lima, Peru.

@article{Escobar1983BeliefsRT,
  title={Beliefs regarding the etiology and treatment of infantile diarrhea in Lima, Peru.},
  author={Gabriel J. Escobar and Eugenio Salazar and M Chuy},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={1983},
  volume={17 17},
  pages={1257-69}
}
Three groups of women in Lima, Peru, were interviewed regarding their beliefs about the etiology and treatment of infantile diarrhea. The first group consisted of 91 mothers of children under the age of 2. These were interviewed at two locations: the pediatric emergency service of a teaching hospital serving northern Lima and a health center located in one of the rapidly growing shantytowns surrounding Lima. The second group consisted of 25 women interviewed in their homes in several… CONTINUE READING

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