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Awareness and attitude towards dehydration and its management amongst mothers and factors influence on in under-five children of Omdurman locality, Sudan

Hiba M. A. Mohamed, Faiza S. M. Mohammed.

Abstract
Dehydration is a significant depletion of body water and electrolytes. The awareness of dehydration signs is essential, and in-home mothers’ practice and responses towards professional medical help are crucial. The study is a cross-sectional study enrolled 222 mothers with children under 5 years, and 198 of them participate in a semi-structured questionnaire that involves information of dehydration signs, oral rehydration solution and preparation and in-home practice and remedies used by mothers in the management of dehydration. Fifty-eight participants (29.3%) were found in the age group of 26– 30 years, 78 participants (39.4%) received primary school education and 92 (46.5%) had one child under 5 years, whereas 17.7% received educational workshop or counselling. Main management practices performed by the mothers were over-thecounter medications (36.4%) and rice water (33.8%). The majority (88%) of the participants were aware about dehydration signs, which were significantly associated with educational levels, and workshop or counselling received from professional.

Key words: Awareness of the mothers; signs of dehydration; under 5 years; Omdurman.


 
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Mohamed HMA, Mohammed FSM. Awareness and attitude towards dehydration and its management amongst mothers and factors influence on in under-five children of Omdurman locality, Sudan. Sudan J Paed. 2020; 20(2): 136-143. doi:10.24911/SJP.106-1585043373


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Mohamed HMA, Mohammed FSM. Awareness and attitude towards dehydration and its management amongst mothers and factors influence on in under-five children of Omdurman locality, Sudan. http://www.sudanjp.com/?mno=94843 [Access: August 13, 2020]. doi:10.24911/SJP.106-1585043373


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Mohamed HMA, Mohammed FSM. Awareness and attitude towards dehydration and its management amongst mothers and factors influence on in under-five children of Omdurman locality, Sudan. Sudan J Paed. 2020; 20(2): 136-143. doi:10.24911/SJP.106-1585043373



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Mohamed HMA, Mohammed FSM. Awareness and attitude towards dehydration and its management amongst mothers and factors influence on in under-five children of Omdurman locality, Sudan. Sudan J Paed. (2020), [cited August 13, 2020]; 20(2): 136-143. doi:10.24911/SJP.106-1585043373



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Mohamed, H. M. A. & Mohammed, . F. S. M. (2020) Awareness and attitude towards dehydration and its management amongst mothers and factors influence on in under-five children of Omdurman locality, Sudan. Sudan J Paed, 20 (2), 136-143. doi:10.24911/SJP.106-1585043373



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Mohamed, Hiba M. A., and Faiza S. M. Mohammed. 2020. Awareness and attitude towards dehydration and its management amongst mothers and factors influence on in under-five children of Omdurman locality, Sudan. Sudanese Journal of Paediatrics, 20 (2), 136-143. doi:10.24911/SJP.106-1585043373



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Mohamed, Hiba M. A., and Faiza S. M. Mohammed. "Awareness and attitude towards dehydration and its management amongst mothers and factors influence on in under-five children of Omdurman locality, Sudan." Sudanese Journal of Paediatrics 20 (2020), 136-143. doi:10.24911/SJP.106-1585043373



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Mohamed, Hiba M. A., and Faiza S. M. Mohammed. "Awareness and attitude towards dehydration and its management amongst mothers and factors influence on in under-five children of Omdurman locality, Sudan." Sudanese Journal of Paediatrics 20.2 (2020), 136-143. Print. doi:10.24911/SJP.106-1585043373



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Mohamed, H. M. A. & Mohammed, . F. S. M. (2020) Awareness and attitude towards dehydration and its management amongst mothers and factors influence on in under-five children of Omdurman locality, Sudan. Sudanese Journal of Paediatrics, 20 (2), 136-143. doi:10.24911/SJP.106-1585043373





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