Commonly Affected

Who is Commonly Affected? Diarrheal disease is a major public health problem among children under the age of 5 years. However all age groups and both sex are affected. Diarrhea is more common in a person with malnutrition. Malnutrition leads to infection and infection leads to Diarrhea which is a well known viscious cycle. Other some contributory factors are – Poverty, Immaturity, Lack of personal and domestic hygiene, Immunodeficiency