Indian Journal of Community Medicine


Year
: 1998  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 149--151

Impact Of Vitamin - A Supplementation On Diarrhoea among Children 12 - 71 Months Of Age In Baroda Cantonment A Double Blind Randomised Cntrolled Trail


Prakash V Kotecha1, S Bhargava2 
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Prakash V Kotecha


Research question: Does vitamin- A supplementation in children under five of age reduce diarrhoea incidence and its duration? Objectives: To study whether vitamin – A supplementation among children of 12-71 months of age reduces the risk and rate of diarrhoea and qualify if it does. Study design: Randomised double – blind controlled trail. Settings: Military Hospitals, Baroda Participants: Children of 12- 71 months of age of military staff members of Baroda cantonment Results and conclusions: The study suggested a reduction of risk and rate of diarrhoea in vitamin A supplemented group as compared to the placeup by about 23% and 22% respectively. However, it failed to show any reduction in the duration of an episode.


How to cite this article:
Kotecha P, Bhargava S. Impact Of Vitamin - A Supplementation On Diarrhoea among Children 12 - 71 Months Of Age In Baroda Cantonment A Double Blind Randomised Cntrolled Trail.Indian J Community Med 1998;23:149-151


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Kotecha P, Bhargava S. Impact Of Vitamin - A Supplementation On Diarrhoea among Children 12 - 71 Months Of Age In Baroda Cantonment A Double Blind Randomised Cntrolled Trail. Indian J Community Med [serial online] 1998 [cited 2019 Oct 20 ];23:149-151
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