The causes and effect of diarrhea among children in plateau state

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The causes and effect of diarrhea among children in plateau state

ABSTRACT

This research work was designed to examine and analyze the causes and effect of diarrhea infection among children in plateau. Ten (10) research questions were formulated and questionnaires were administered to one hundred and fifty (150) respondents in order to gather data for the research. Results showed that poor environmental sanitation leads to diarrhea infection among children in Benin City, washing of children’s hands before eating help to prevent diarrhea infection among children , drinking contaminated water by children leads to diarrhea infection and lastly, poorly kept toilet causes diarrhea etc. recommendations included that; government should swing into action by providing various measures in other to prevent diarrhea infection in plateau state and Nigeria at large, our water should be treated properly with chlorine before drinking and batting with it.

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