Prevalence and Costs of Childhood Diarrhoea in the Slums of Dhaka
AbstractThis study seeks to identify the engineering, behavioural and socio-economic determinants of childhood diarrhoea and its duration and to compute the resulting costs borne by slum dwellers. The study is based on a survey of 480 households in 32 slums in Dhaka.
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households; Diarrhoea; behavioural; socio-economic; slum dwellers; water supply; Child; Cost; Behavioural factors; Hurdle Model; Dhaka; NGO hygiene;
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2010-03-06 (All new papers)
- NEP-CWA-2010-03-06 (Central & Western Asia)
- NEP-DEV-2010-03-06 (Development)
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