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Health inequities and clustering of fever, acute respiratory infection, diarrhoea and wasting in children under five in low- and middle-income countries: a Demographic and Health Surveys analysis

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Background Pneumonia, diarrhoea and malaria are responsible for over one third of all deaths in children under the age of 5 years in low and middle sociodemographic index countries; many of these deaths are also associated with malnutrition. We explore the co-occurrence and clustering of fever, acute respiratory infection, diarrhoea and wasting and their relationship with equity-relevant variables. Methods Multilevel, multivariate Bayesian logistic regression models were fitted to Demographi...

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Published
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10.1186/s12916-021-02018-0

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ORCID:
0000-0003-3001-4959
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
BMC Medicine More from this journal
Volume:
19
Article number:
144
Publication date:
2021-06-24
Acceptance date:
2021-05-27
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1741-7015
Pmid:
34162389
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English
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1184226
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pubs:1184226
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2021-10-05

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