Predictors of Infectious Disease Symptoms in Inner City Households

  title={Predictors of Infectious Disease Symptoms in Inner City Households},
  author={Elaine L. Larson and Susan Xiaoqin Lin and Cabilia Gomez-Pichardo},
  journal={Nursing Research},
BackgroundDespite the fact that hygienic practices have been associated with reduced risk of infection for decades, the potential role of specific home hygiene and cleaning practices in reducing risk have not been explicated. ObjectiveThis study aimed to determine the incidence and predictors of infectious disease symptoms over a 48-week period in inner city households. MethodsCleaning and hygiene practices and the incidence of infectious disease symptoms were closely monitored prospectively… Expand
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