Determinants of diarrhoeal diseases: a community based study in urban south western Ethiopia.

@article{Mekasha2003DeterminantsOD,
  title={Determinants of diarrhoeal diseases: a community based study in urban south western Ethiopia.},
  author={Amha Mekasha and Achenef Tesfahun},
  journal={East African medical journal},
  year={2003},
  volume={80 2},
  pages={77-82}
}
OBJECTIVES To identify the determinants and describe the extent of diarrhoeal diseases among under-five children in urban Ethiopia. DESIGN Community based, cross-sectional study. SETTING Jimma, a town in south western Ethiopia, is an urban area with multi-ethnic population. The town is divided into 20 kebelles. Each kebelle has a population of about 5000 people. SUBJECTS Six hundred and five children under the age of five years were selected by random sampling. There were 142 children… CONTINUE READING
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