Health inequities: lower socio-economic conditions and higher incidences of intestinal parasites

@article{stan2007HealthIL,
  title={Health inequities: lower socio-economic conditions and higher incidences of intestinal parasites},
  author={Ipek {\"O}stan and Ali Ahmet Kilimcioğlu and Nogay Girginkardesler and Beyhan Cengiz {\"O}zyurt and Mehmet Emin Limoncu and {\"U}lgen Z Ok},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  year={2007},
  volume={7},
  pages={342 - 342}
}
BACKGROUND Intestinal parasitic infections affect child health and development and slow down growth, while reducing adults' productivity and work capacity. The aim of the present study was to determine and compare the incidences of intestinal parasitic infections and the socio-economic status of two near primary school children in Manisa, a western city of Turkey. METHODS A total of 352 children were involved a questionnaire study from a private school (Ulkem Primary School - UPS, 116… CONTINUE READING