Infant morbidity in an Indian slum birth cohort

B. P. Gladstone, J. P. Muliyil, S. Jaffar, J. G. Wheeler, A. Le Fevre, M. Iturriza-Gomara, J. J. Gray, A. Bose, M. K. Estes, D. W. Brown, G. Kang

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The morbidity burden due to respiratory and gastrointestinal illness is high in a South Indian urban slum, with children ill for approximately one fifth of infancy, mainly with respiratory and gastrointestinal illnesses. The risk factors identified were younger age, male sex, cold/wet season and household involvement in beedi work.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)479-484
Number of pages6
JournalArchives of Disease in Childhood
Issue number6
Early online date4 Oct 2007
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2008

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