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Role of health-seeking behaviour in child mortality in the slums of Karachi, Pakistan

D'Souza, Rennie


The role of family health-seeking behaviour in under-five-year child mortality was explored through the combined approach of examining health-seeking behaviour regarding treatment generally, and in specific in relation to illness before death. A population-based case control study was carried out during the period 1993-1994 using 222 deaths from diarrhoea and acute respiratory illness (ARI) in children under five years of age in six slums of Karachi as cases, and 419 controls matched on age,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Biosocial Science
DOI: 10.1017/S0021932003001317


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