How protective is breast feeding against diarrhoeal disease in infants in 1990s England? A case-control study.
AIMS: To assess the effect of several measures of infant feeding on diarrhoeal disease, and whether these effects vary according to markers of social deprivation. METHODS: Case-control study of diarrhoeal disease cases presenting to 34 general practices in England. Controls were stratified on age group, area deprivation index for the practice, and whether or not the practice was in London. Data were available on 304 infants (167 cases and 137 controls). RESULTS: After adjustment for confound...Expand abstract
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