African Journal of
Medical and Health Sciences

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Med. Health Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2384-5589
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJMHS
  • Start Year: 2017
  • Published Articles: 59

Full Length Research Paper

Prevalence of diaper rash and associated factors among babies aged 0 to 24 months in Adama Administrative City, Central Ethiopia: A cross sectional study

Siraj Jewaro
  • Siraj Jewaro
  • Craetive Associate International INC Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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Yemane G. Mariam
  • Yemane G. Mariam
  • Health System Department, School of Public Health, Mekelle University, Ethiopia.
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Belay Ali
  • Belay Ali
  • Department of Public Health, Samara University, Samara, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 18 September 2020
  •  Accepted: 22 December 2020
  •  Published: 31 May 2021


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Wanjiku A, Zipporah Ng, Charels M, Charles H (2016). Socio- Demographic and Economic Determinants of Diaper Dermatitis among Children Aged 0-24 Months at Mbaghati District Hospital, Kenya. International Journal of Health Science Research 6(5):239-247.