Journal of
Public Health and Epidemiology

  • Abbreviation: J. Public Health Epidemiol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2316
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPHE
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 573

Full Length Research Paper

Caregivers’ knowledge, home treatment of diarrhoea disease and predictors of child diarrhoea disease in a semi urban community of Sokoto, North-west, Nigeria

M. O. Raji
  • M. O. Raji
  • Department of Community Health, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria.
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U. Abdullahi
  • U. Abdullahi
  • Department of Community Health, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria.
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I. A. Raji
  • I. A. Raji
  • Department of Community Medicine, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto State, Nigeria.
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R. A. Oladigbolu
  • R. A. Oladigbolu
  • Department of Community Medicine, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto State, Nigeria.
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A. U. Kaoje
  • A. U. Kaoje
  • Department of Community Health, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria.
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K. J. Awosan
  • K. J. Awosan
  • Department of Community Health, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 13 November 2016
  •  Accepted: 05 January 2017
  •  Published: 28 February 2017

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