Diarrheal illness in a cohort of children 0-2 years of age in rural Bangladesh: I. Incidence and risk factors.

@article{Pathela2006DiarrhealII,
  title={Diarrheal illness in a cohort of children 0-2 years of age in rural Bangladesh: I. Incidence and risk factors.},
  author={Preeti Pathela and K Zahid Hasan and Eliza Roy and Fazlul Huq and A Kasem Siddique and R Bradley Sack},
  journal={Acta paediatrica},
  year={2006},
  volume={95 4},
  pages={430-7}
}
AIM To describe clinical characteristics and age- and season-specific incidences of diarrheal episodes, and to evaluate risk factors associated with the occurrence of diarrheal disease. METHODS A total of 252 infants from rural Bangladesh were followed through household surveillance for 2 y from birth during the years 1993-1996. Demographic and household determinants were linked to the probability of illness using logistic regression models. RESULTS The overall incidence of diarrhea was 4… CONTINUE READING