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Determinants of appropriate child health and nutrition practices among women in rural Gambia.

Abstract:

Health education and awareness involves providing knowledge about causes of illness and choices to promote a change in individual behaviour and, thus, improves survival of individuals. Studies have, however, shown that improved knowledge and awareness is not always translated into appropriate actions. This study aimed at exploring the factors determining mothers' choices of appropriate child health and nutrition practices in the Gambia. Eight focus-group discussions (FGDs) were held with 63 w...

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10.3329/jhpn.v28i2.4887

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Mwangome, M More by this author
Prentice, A More by this author
Nweneka, C More by this author
Journal:
Journal of health, population, and nutrition
Volume:
28
Issue:
2
Pages:
167-172
Publication date:
2010-04-05
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EISSN:
2072-1315
ISSN:
1606-0997
URN:
uuid:1e0b4e09-e4da-468c-9a39-39f365627da4
Source identifiers:
308559
Local pid:
pubs:308559

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