whp volume 11, issue 2, P5-14 2009 DOI: 10.12927/whp.2009.21039 View full text
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Md. Rahman

Abstract: Convulsion among children between six months and five years is a major contributor to childhood mortality in less-developed societies, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. Most studies on under-five deaths have ignored the influence of socio-demographic and environmental factors as they relate to causes of the thematic health condition and available therapies. This study investigated mothers' perception of convulsion causation, relevant signs and symptoms, and the influence of socioeconomic status on mothers' cho…

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