Measles in children under six months of age: an epidemiological study.

@article{Sinha1980MeaslesIC,
  title={Measles in children under six months of age: an epidemiological study.},
  author={Nita Sinha},
  journal={Journal of tropical pediatrics},
  year={1980},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={120-2}
}
This study was carried out in 989 cases of measles attending the communicable diseases clinic. University of Benin Teaching Hospital in the year 1977. It was found that measles is a disease of under 5 years and is more frequent amongst infants. Out of the total cases, a sub-group of children suffering from measles under 6 months of age were followed to their homes to study some of their socio-economic factors. It was observed that multiparity and a higher age group of mothers are probable… CONTINUE READING