Associations with HIV status in children with diarrhoea in Cape Town, South Africa

SOURCE: The Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2006
TITLE AUTHOR(S): V.Pillay, G.H.Swingler
KEYWORDS: CAPE TOWN, CHILD WELL-BEING, CHILDREN, DIARRHOEA, HIV/AIDS
DEPARTMENT: Social Aspects of Public Health (SAPH)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 4953

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Abstract

Diarrhea and HIV are two of the biggest public health problems in children in Africa. Various patient characteristics namely, socio-demographic/-economic, clinical health-seeking behaviour, and feeding practices were compared in children with diarrhoea who were HIV-infected, HIV-exposed or HIV-negative.