Morbidity pattern among Nigerian children from a poor urban community.

Abstract

In a longitudinal study of the pattern of morbidity in a cohort of Nigerian children under five from a poor urban community, symptoms of respiratory tract infection were found to be the commonest during the study period. Nasal discharge had the highest incidence rate of 30.3 episodes per 100 child days followed by cough which had 12.2 episodes per 100 child… (More)

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@article{Osinusi1989MorbidityPA, title={Morbidity pattern among Nigerian children from a poor urban community.}, author={Kikelomo I Osinusi and C O Oyejide}, journal={African journal of medicine and medical sciences}, year={1989}, volume={18 1}, pages={43-7} }