FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH DIARRHEA AMONG CHILDREN UNDER FIVE YEARS IN KALUNGU SUBCOUNTY KALUNGU DISTRICT

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Declaration ....................................................................................................................................... i

SUPPERVISOR’S Approval .......................................................................................................... ii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ............................................................................................................. iii

DEDICATION ............................................................................................................................... iv

TABLE OF CONTENTS ................................................................................................................ v

List of Acronyms ......................................................................................................................... viii

Operational Definitions .................................................................................................................. ix

CHAPTER ONE ............................................................................................................................. 1

1.0 INTRODUCTION ................................................................................................................. 1

1.1 BACK GROUND ............................................................................................................. 1

1.2 PROBLEM STATEMENT ................................................................................................... 2

1.3 STUDY OBJECTIVES ......................................................................................................... 3

1.3.1 BROAD OBJECTIVES .................................................................................................. 3

1.3.2 SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES............................................................................................... 3

1.4 RESEARCH QUESTIONS ................................................................................................... 3

1.5 SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY ...................................................................................... 3

1.5.1 TO ACADEMICS .......................................................................................................... 3

1.5.2 TO THE COMMUNITY ................................................................................................ 3

1.6 CONCEPTUAL FRAME WORK ........................................................................................ 4

1.7 SCOPE OF THE STUDY ..................................................................................................... 5

1.7.1 TIME SCOPE ................................................................................................................. 5

1.7.2 GEOGRAPHICAL SCOPE ............................................................................................ 5

1.7.3 CONTENT SCOPE ........................................................................................................ 5

CHAPTER TWO ............................................................................................................................ 6

LITERATURE REVIEW ............................................................................................................ 6

2.0 INTRODUCTION ............................................................................................................. 6

2.1 HYGIENIC PRACTICES PREDISPOSING CHILDREN UNDER FIVE YEARS OF AGE TO DIARRHEA. ................................................................................................................ 6

2.2 SANITATION FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH DIARRHEA AMONG CHILDREN UNDER FIVE YEARS ............................................................................................................... 6

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2.3 WATER AND FOOD RELATED FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH DIARRHEA AMONG CHILDREN UNDER FIVE YEARS .......................................................................... 7

CHAPTER THREE ........................................................................................................................ 9

STUDY METHODOLOGY ....................................................................................................... 9

3.0 GENERAL INTRODUCTION ......................................................................................... 9

3.1.0 STUDY DESIGN ........................................................................................................... 9

3.2.0 STUDY AREA ............................................................................................................... 9

3.3 STUDY POPULATION .................................................................................................. 10

3.4 SAMPLE SIZE DETERMINATION .............................................................................. 10

3.5 SAMPLING METHOD ................................................................................................... 10

3.6 INCLUSION CRITERIA ................................................................................................ 11

3.7 EXCLUSION CRITERIA. .............................................................................................. 11

3.8 RESEARCH INSTRUMENTS ....................................................................................... 11

3.9 DATA COLLECTION PROCEDURE ........................................................................... 11

3.10 DATA MANAGEMENT .............................................................................................. 11

3.11 DATA ANALYSIS AND PRESENTATION PLAN ................................................... 11

3.12 ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS .................................................................................. 12

CHAPTER FOUR ......................................................................................................................... 13

RESULTS ..................................................................................................................................... 13

4.0 INTRODUCTION ............................................................................................................... 13

4.1 SOCIAL DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTIC OF STUDY POPULATION .............. 13

4.2 HYGIENIC PRACTICES PREDISPOSING CHILDREN UNDER FIVE YEARS OF AGE TO DIARRHEA ............................................................................................................... 15

4.3 SANITATION FACTORS PREDISPOSING CHILDREN UNDER FIVE YEARS OF AGE TO DIARRHEA. .......................................................................................................... 16

4.4 WATER AND FOOD RELATED FACTORS PREDISPOSING CHILDREN UNDER FIVE YEARS OF AGE TO DIARRHEA .............................................................. 17

CHAPTER FIVE ..................................................................................................................... 20

INTRODUCTION:.................................................................................................................. 20

This chapter shows the discussion of results obtained from the study based on the stated objectives. .................................................................................................................................. 20

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5.4 THE NUMBER AND PERCENTAGES OF DIARRHEA CASES IN RELATION TO FOOD AND WATER RELATED FACTORS PREDISPOSING CHILDREN UNDER 5 TO DIARRHEA. ............................................................................................................................. 24

5.5 CONCLUSION ................................................................................................................... 25

REFERENCES ............................................................................................................................. 26

APPENDICES .............................................................................................................................. 27

Appendix 1(Data Collection tool) .........................................................................................

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Research, S. (2022). FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH DIARRHEA AMONG CHILDREN UNDER FIVE YEARS IN KALUNGU SUBCOUNTY KALUNGU DISTRICT. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/factors-associated-with-diarrhea-among-children-under-five-years-in-kalungu-subcounty-kalungu-district

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Research, SSA "FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH DIARRHEA AMONG CHILDREN UNDER FIVE YEARS IN KALUNGU SUBCOUNTY KALUNGU DISTRICT" Afribary. Afribary, 18 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/factors-associated-with-diarrhea-among-children-under-five-years-in-kalungu-subcounty-kalungu-district. Accessed 02 Oct. 2022.

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Research, SSA . "FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH DIARRHEA AMONG CHILDREN UNDER FIVE YEARS IN KALUNGU SUBCOUNTY KALUNGU DISTRICT". Afribary, Afribary, 18 Aug. 2022. Web. 02 Oct. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/factors-associated-with-diarrhea-among-children-under-five-years-in-kalungu-subcounty-kalungu-district >.

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Research, SSA . "FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH DIARRHEA AMONG CHILDREN UNDER FIVE YEARS IN KALUNGU SUBCOUNTY KALUNGU DISTRICT" Afribary (2022). Accessed October 02, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/factors-associated-with-diarrhea-among-children-under-five-years-in-kalungu-subcounty-kalungu-district