Risk Factors for Acute Childhood Diarrhea in the Highlands of Chiapas, Mexico: A Strategy for Intervention1


A case-control study was conducted in the highlands of Chiapas, Mexico, to identify factors associated with acute diarrhea in children less than six years old. The study found that the diarrhea attack rate among the children surveyed during three weeks in the month of August (the peak diarrhea season) was approximately 30%, and that children whose mothers… (More)


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