A Simple Gastroenteritis Dynamics in Kebbi State, Northwestern Nigeria

Abstract

This paper presents a simple Gastroenteritis dynamics in Kebbi state, northwestern Nigeria based on age-range and gender in Kebbi state using the data obtained from the Epidemic Control Unit, Ministry of Health, Kebbi State. The results appropriately revealed that Gastroenteritis is more common amongst females especially within the age-range of 1-10 years and confirms that there is no contradiction to the existing researches of the prevalence of the disease within this age group. The study draws attention to the health hazards posed by Gastroenteritis in the studied area. The urgent need for a decisive control intervention to stem this problem cannot be overemphasized.

Keywords: Age-Range, Gastroenteritis, Gender, Malthusian Model


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