Healthcare seeking patterns of families of infants with circumcision-related morbidities from two population-based cohort studies in Ghana

@article{Gyan2017HealthcareSP,
  title={Healthcare seeking patterns of families of infants with circumcision-related morbidities from two population-based cohort studies in Ghana},
  author={Thomas Gyan and Kimberley E McAuley and Maureen O'Leary and Natalie A Strobel and Karen Margaret Edmond},
  journal={BMJ Open},
  year={2017},
  volume={7}
}
Objective This study assessed healthcare seeking patterns of families of infants with circumcision-related morbidities and families of infants with acute illnesses in rural Ghana. Design Two population-based cohort studies. Setting Brong Ahafo Region of central rural Ghana. Participants A total of 22 955 infants enrolled in a large population-based trial (Neovita trial) from 16 August 2010 to 7 November 2011 and 3141 infants in a circumcision study from 21 May 2012 to 31 December 2012. Primary… 

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