Indian Journal of Community Medicine


Year
: 1995  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 9--12

Cost Of Treatment In Fatal Diarrhoea In Under Fives


Paramjeet Kaur 
 

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Paramjeet Kaur


Research Question: How much is the cost borne out by the family for treatment of fatal diarrhoea in rural settings? Objective: To assess the money spent in the treatment of fatal diarrhoea in under fives. Study design: Cross- sectional. Settings: Rural areas. Sample size: 95 under five deaths amongst 2094 under five children. Participants: Parents of deceased children. Study variables: Causes of deaths, type of treatment facility, cost treatment. Analysis: Simple proportions. Results: It was observed that the cost of treatment of fatal diarrhoea went up when the physicians were changed frequently during the course of treatment and also when a practitioner from outside village was consulted.


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Kaur P. Cost Of Treatment In Fatal Diarrhoea In Under Fives.Indian J Community Med 1995;20:9-12


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Kaur P. Cost Of Treatment In Fatal Diarrhoea In Under Fives. Indian J Community Med [serial online] 1995 [cited 2022 May 25 ];20:9-12
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