Diarrhoeal disease in an aboriginal community

@article{Ratnaike1987DiarrhoealDI,
  title={Diarrhoeal disease in an aboriginal community},
  author={Ranjit Nihal Ratnaike and M. T. Collings and S. K. Dorward and R. M. Brogan},
  journal={European Journal of Epidemiology},
  year={1987},
  volume={3},
  pages={312-315}
}
Despite increased primary care services, diarrhoeal disease is a major contributor to morbidity experienced in Australia Aboriginal communties. Most available data is based on hospital admissions, and little is known about community incidence and attitudes. A review of clinic records provides evidence for a minimum of 1.24 episodes/year in children below five years. A survey of children in the community school identified 51% who had experienced diarrhoea in the previous two weeks, none of whom… CONTINUE READING

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