Table 1

Causes of diarrhoea as stated by respondents at health centres and drug shops
Health centre (n = 31) Drug shop (n = 46)
Feeding and drinking 24 (77%) 35 (76%)
Contaminated food and feeding practices 20 (65%) 31 (67%)
Contaminated water 13 (42%) 26 (57%)
Malnutrition 8 (26%) 2 (4%)
Weaning/mixing food 5 (16%) 2 (4%)
Hygiene, sanitation and environment 19 (61%) 24 (52%)
Microbes 16 (52%) 8 (17%)
Bacteria 6 (19%) 2 (9%)
Worms 15 (48%) 5 (11%)
Other 3 (16%) -
Other diseases 20 (65%) 25 (54%)
Malaria 20 (65%) 25 (54%)
Measles 7 (23%) 10 (22%)
Other 4 (13%) 3 (7%)
Other causes 5 (16%) 2 (7%)

Löfgren et al.

Löfgren et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2012 12:19   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-12-19

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