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Determinants of diarrhoeal diseases and height-for-age z-scores in children under five years of age in rural central Tanzania

Rukambile, Elpidius; Muscatello, Gary; Sintchenko, Vitali; Thomson, Peter C; Maulaga, Wende; Mmassy, Richard; de Bruyn, Julia; Kock, Richard; Darnton-Hill, Ian; Alders, Robyn G.


Introduction Childhood diarrhoeal diseases and stunting are major health problems in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Poor water supply, sanitation services and hygiene, frequently encountered in resource-poor settings, contribute to childhood diarrhoea and stunting. Methods Data on demographic characteristics, hygiene practices, sanitation and human-animal interactions (predictors) and child height-for-age z-scores (HAZ) (outcome) were collected once, while diarrhoea incidences...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Preventive Medicine and Hygiene
DOI: 10.15167/2421-4248/jpmh2020.61.3.1486
Access Rights: Open Access


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