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Ethnographic study on childhood diarrhoeal diseases in a rural Nigerian community


West African Journal of Medicine 12(4): 185-188
Ethnographic study on childhood diarrhoeal diseases in a rural Nigerian community
Mothers in 30 households in a rural Nigerian community were subjected to ethnographic studies on food handling practices as they relate to diarrhoeal diseases in children. The study had a first phase of three open-ended unstructured interviews each lasting about 2 hours and a second phase of direct observations on food handling practices during preparation, administration and storage by mothers.


Accession: 002373702

PMID: 8199056



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