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Objectives: Describe awareness and practice of primary caregivers with children under 5 years old with acute diarrhea at Voluntary Treatment Department C-Children's Hospital in 2019 and identify some related factors
Subjects and research methods: A cross-sectional descriptive study, convenient sampling of 382 primary caregivers with children under 5 years of age with acute diarrhea ≤ 2 times being treated at the Department of Voluntary Treatment C from 01 / 04/2019 to 12/31/2019.
Results: The number of primary caregivers with correct awareness of acute diarrhea child care was 29.8%; The number of primary caregivers who practice right care for acute diarrhea children is 37.2%. There is a statistically significant relationship between Educational attainment and knowledge of primary caregiver and care for acute diarrhea children.
Conclusion: Most primary caregivers do not have proper awareness and practice of caring for children with acute diarrhea. The careers' education and knowledge are the factors related to child care practice in acute diarrhea.