Risk factors for overall and persistent diarrhoea in infancy in Antalya, Turkey: a cohort study.

@article{Etiler2004RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for overall and persistent diarrhoea in infancy in Antalya, Turkey: a cohort study.},
  author={Nilay Etiler and Sevtap Velipasaoglu and Mehmet R. Aktekin},
  journal={Public health},
  year={2004},
  volume={118 1},
  pages={
          62-9
        }
}
The aim of this study was to identify factors that influence the incidence of diarrhoea in infancy. The study was a prospective cohort study conducted in two primary healthcare unit areas in Antalya, Turkey. A total of 204 infants were followed until they were aged 1 year. Morbidity surveillance and anthropometric measurements were carried out by home visits every 2 months. The average incidences were found to be 2.76 episodes per child-year for overall diarrhoea and 18.56 episodes per 100… CONTINUE READING
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