FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH DIARRHEAL DISEASE AMONG CHILDREN UNDER 5 YEARS ATTENDING OUT PATIENT DEPARTMENT CLINIC AT AGULE HEALTH CENTRE III PALLISA DISTRICT

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION .................................................................................................................................... ii

APPROVAL .......................................................................................................................................... iii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ...................................................................................................................... iv

DEDICATION ........................................................................................................................................ v

LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS ................................................................................................................. vi

TABLE OF CONTENTS....................................................................................................................... vii

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

Introduction ......................................................................................................................................... 1

1.1 Background .................................................................................................................................. 1

1.2. Problem Statement ........................................................................................................................ 3

1.3 General objective ........................................................................................................................... 4

1.4 Specific Objectives ........................................................................................................................ 4

1.5 Research questions ......................................................................................................................... 4

1.6 Significance of the study ................................................................................................................ 5

1.7.1 Geographic scope .................................................................................................................... 5

1.7.2 Content scope.......................................................................................................................... 5

1.7.3 Time scope.............................................................................................................................. 5

1.8 Conceptual framework ................................................................................................................ 6

CHAPTER TWO .................................................................................................................................... 7

LITERATURE REVIEW ........................................................................................................................ 7

2.0 Introduction ................................................................................................................................... 7

2.1 Factors associated with diarrheal disease among children under five years. ............................. 7

2.2 Measures taken to prevent diarrheal disease among children under 5 years. ........................... 8

2.3 Causes of diarrhea ....................................................................................................................... 9

CHAPTER THREE ............................................................................................................................... 10

METHODOLOGY ................................................................................................................................ 10

3.0 Introduction ................................................................................................................................. 10

3.1 Study area .................................................................................................................................... 10

3.2 Study design ................................................................................................................................ 10

3.3 Sample Size determination ........................................................................................................... 10

3.4 Study population .......................................................................................................................... 11

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3.5 The sampling method ................................................................................................................... 11

3.6 Inclusion ..................................................................................................................................... 11

3.8 Data collection method .............................................................................................................. 11

3.9 Data Analysis and presentation ................................................................................................. 12

3.10 Study limitations ...................................................................................................................... 12

3.11 Data quality control ................................................................................................................. 12

3.12 Ethical Consideration .............................................................................................................. 12

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

4.0: Study findings ........................................................................................................................... 13

4.1: Demographic and socio-economic characteristics ........................................................................ 13

4:2 Household environmental health conditions ................................................................................. 16

4.3:Behavioural aspects ..................................................................................................................... 18

4.4: Measures taken to prevent occurrence of diarrheal disease among children.................................. 19

4.5: Causes of diarrhea among children .............................................................................................. 20

CHAPTER FIVE ................................................................................................................................. 21

5.0: Discussion.................................................................................................................................. 21

5.1: CONCLUSION: ......................................................................................................................... 22

5.2: RECOMMENDATIONS ............................................................................................................ 22

REFERENCES...................................................................................................................................... 23

APPENDIX I ....................................................................................................................................... 25

APPENDIX II: MAP OF UGANDA SHOWING THE LOCATION OF PALLISA DISTRICT ...... 27

APPENDIX I1I: MAP OF PALLISA DISTRICT SHOWING THE LOCATION OF AGULE SUB COUNTY (AGULE H/CIII) .................................................................................................................. 28

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Research, S. (2022). FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH DIARRHEAL DISEASE AMONG CHILDREN UNDER 5 YEARS ATTENDING OUT PATIENT DEPARTMENT CLINIC AT AGULE HEALTH CENTRE III PALLISA DISTRICT. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/factors-associated-with-diarrheal-disease-among-children-under-5-years-attending-out-patient-department-clinic-at-agule-health-centre-iii-pallisa-district

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Research, SSA "FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH DIARRHEAL DISEASE AMONG CHILDREN UNDER 5 YEARS ATTENDING OUT PATIENT DEPARTMENT CLINIC AT AGULE HEALTH CENTRE III PALLISA DISTRICT" Afribary. Afribary, 16 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/factors-associated-with-diarrheal-disease-among-children-under-5-years-attending-out-patient-department-clinic-at-agule-health-centre-iii-pallisa-district. Accessed 06 Oct. 2022.

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Research, SSA . "FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH DIARRHEAL DISEASE AMONG CHILDREN UNDER 5 YEARS ATTENDING OUT PATIENT DEPARTMENT CLINIC AT AGULE HEALTH CENTRE III PALLISA DISTRICT". Afribary, Afribary, 16 Aug. 2022. Web. 06 Oct. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/factors-associated-with-diarrheal-disease-among-children-under-5-years-attending-out-patient-department-clinic-at-agule-health-centre-iii-pallisa-district >.

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Research, SSA . "FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH DIARRHEAL DISEASE AMONG CHILDREN UNDER 5 YEARS ATTENDING OUT PATIENT DEPARTMENT CLINIC AT AGULE HEALTH CENTRE III PALLISA DISTRICT" Afribary (2022). Accessed October 06, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/factors-associated-with-diarrheal-disease-among-children-under-5-years-attending-out-patient-department-clinic-at-agule-health-centre-iii-pallisa-district