Infant morbidity in an Indian slum birth cohort

Gladstone, B P, Muliyil, J P, Jaffar, S, Wheeler, J G, Le Fevre, A, Iturriza-Gomara, M, Gray, JJ, Bose, A, Estes, M K, Brown, D W and Kang, G (2008) Infant morbidity in an Indian slum birth cohort. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 93 (6). pp. 479-484. ISSN 0003-9888

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The morbidity burden due to respiratory and gastrointestinal illness is high in a South Indian urban slum, with children ill for approximately one fifth of infancy, mainly with respiratory and gastrointestinal illnesses. The risk factors identified were younger age, male sex, cold/wet season and household involvement in beedi work.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: sdg 11 - sustainable cities and communities ,/dk/atira/pure/sustainabledevelopmentgoals/sustainable_cities_and_communities
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Depositing User: Rhiannon Harvey
Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2011 13:44
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2022 00:53
DOI: 10.1136/adc.2006.114546

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