programme was complemented by the Photo-refractive Information Storage Materials (PRISM) programme that was also part-funded by ARPA.
At the time of study, they had been residing inside Kersa HDSS
for at least six months.
Subjects were asked to rate their conditions on the HDSS
and satisfaction with treatment.
All pregnant mothers and mothers having a child less than one year in Arba Minch Zuria District were the source population and selected pregnant mothers and mothers having a child less than one year in Arba Minch Zuria HDSS
kebeles were the study population.
The primary outcome was improvement on the HDSS
by one or more points measured at the beginning of the trial and at 6 weeks.
Health and Demographic Surveillance Systems (HDSS
) sites are robust longitudinal data collection platforms operating under a global network called INDEPTH (International Network for the Demographic Evaluation of Populations and Their Health).
The ANOVA test was performed for statistical analysis using the HDSS
(McClave and Benson, 1991) and assist computer programs (Silva and Azevedo, 2006).
DHS has given way to DSS and to Health demographic surveillance system (HDSS
) over the years to capture the entire gamut of activities designed for information gathering in a longitudinal manner.
were 1.50[+ or -]0.22 in control group, 7.00[+ or -]0.57 in stress group, 4.00[+ or -]0.17 in animals subjected to a normal diet, 3.83[+ or -]0.30 in those subjected to a parsley-added diet and 2.33[+ or -]0.33 in animals treated with LPZ.
Van Minh et al., "Fruit and vegetable consumption in rural adults population in INDEPTH HDSS
sites in Asia," Global Health Action, vol.
The Health and Demographic Surveillance System (HDSS
) in Matlab identifies pregnant women within two months of conception through bimonthly home visits.
CONCLUSIONS: Single motherhood is common in the Agincourt HDSS
, and women with a premarital first birth face challenges in establishing committed unions with partners.