Child morbidity patterns in Ethiopia.

  title={Child morbidity patterns in Ethiopia.},
  author={Asfawessen G Yohannes and Kim Streatfield and Liberty A Bost},
  journal={Journal of biosocial science},
  volume={24 2},
This study is based on the 1983 Rural Health Survey of Ethiopia. Patterns and levels of child morbidity by age, sex, geographic region, and sanitary facilities are examined. Morbidity levels peak in the second year of life. Diarrhoeal diseases are of major importance, especially among infants and toddlers. Parasitic diseases, and respiratory diseases other… CONTINUE READING