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Differing health and health-seeking behaviour: ethnic minorities of the Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh


Differing health and health-seeking behaviour: ethnic minorities of the Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh



Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health 13(2): 100-108



ISSN/ISBN: 1010-5395

DOI: 10.1177/101053950101300208

This study investigates the health and health-seeking behaviour of the indigenous population of Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh by surveying 2550 randomly selected households from five major ethnic groups residing in the region during 1998. A structured questionnaire was used for collecting data. Morbidity prevalence (23%) and child malnutrition (19%) was highest among Bangalis.

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