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Table 2 Prevalence of diarrhea cases and severe cases by district, by age and overall in children under 5 years of age.

From: Health care seeking behavior for diarrhea in children under 5 in rural Niger: results of a cross-sectional survey

  All diarrhea cases Severe cases
  n %* 95% CI deff n %* 95% CI
Total (N = 2940) 1066 36.8 [33.7-40.0] 3.2 98 3.4 [2.2-4.6]
By district        
   Aguie (N = 735) 250 34.0 [28.2-39.8] 2.9 15 1.5 [0.6-2.5]
   Guidan Roumdji (N = 735) 273 40.1 [33.1-47.1] 5.2 28 5.3 [2.2-8.5]
   Maradi CU (N = 735) 219 32.0 [27.4-36.7] 2.0 14 1.8 [0.7-2.9]
   Madarounfa (N = 735) 324 44.2 [38.7-49.6] 1.2 41 5.5 [3.2-7.8]
By age (months)        
   0-2 (N = 100) 19 16.6 [8.1-25.0] 1.3 1 1.5 [0.0-4.4]
   3-5 (N = 160) 49 35.0 [22.8-47.1] 3.0 4 3.8 [0.0-9.1]
   6-11 (N = 382) 202 54.2 [48.0-60.5] 1.7 17 4.0 [0.2-6.1]
   12-17 (N = 206) 203 52.1 [45.8-58.3] 1.7 18 4.0 [0.9-7.0]
   18-23 (N = 153) 150 37.3 [30.3-44.3] 2.0 9 1.3 [0.3-2.3]
   24-59 (N = 1492) 443 28.8 [25.2-32.3] 2.3 49 3.7 [2.2-5.1]
  1. Maradi Region, April 24th- May 21st 2009
  2. * Weighted proportions (see methods)