Epidemiology and causes of death among children in a rural area of Bangladesh.

@article{Chen1980EpidemiologyAC,
  title={Epidemiology and causes of death among children in a rural area of Bangladesh.},
  author={Lincoln C. Chen and Mizanur Rahman and A M Sarder},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={1980},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={25-33}
}
From a longitudinal surveillance programme among a rural Bangladesh population of 260,000, the epidemiology and causes of child death (under age 5) over 3 years (1975-1977) were analyzed. The most significant causes of death were diarrhoea (watery and dysentery), tetanus, measles, fever, respiratory disease, drowning, skin disease, and other causes. Of an… CONTINUE READING