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Prevalence and Costs of Childhood Diarrhoea in the Slums of Dhaka

  • M. Jahangir Alam

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    This 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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