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Table 1 Diarrhea incidence rates by WHO region for 1990

From: Diarrhea incidence in low- and middle-income countries in 1990 and 2010: a systematic review

  Age
  Episodes of Diarrhea per child year (Uncertainty bounds)
Region 0-5 months 6-11 months 12-23 months 24-59 months 0-59 months
Africa 4.3 (2.9, 7.6) 6.5 (4.7, 11.6) 5.3 (3.6, 9.3) 3.4 (2.3, 6.0) 4.2 (3.0, 7.3)
Americas 4.6 (3.4, 5.8) 7.0 (5.3, 8.4) 5.7 (4.3, 6.6) 3.6 (2.6, 4.6) 4.5 (3.4, 5.3)
Eastern Mediterranean 3.6 (1.8, 5.9) 5.4 (3.0, 8.3) 4.4 (2.4, 6.6) 2.8 (1.6, 4.3) 3.5 (2.0, 5.2)
Europe 4.5 (3.3, 5.7) 6.9 (5.2, 8.2) 5.6 (4.3, 6.5) 3.6 (2.5, 4.5) 4.4 (3.4, 5.2)
South East Asian 3.1 (2.0, 4.6) 4.7 (3.3, 6.3) 3.8 (2.7, 5.0) 2.4 (1.8, 3.1) 3.0 (2.2, 3.8)
Western Pacific 2.6 (1.5, 3.3) 4.0 (2.2, 4.8) 3.2 (1.8, 3.7) 2.0 (1.2, 2.4) 2.5 (1.4, 2.8)
Global 3.4 (2.6, 4.7) 5.3 (4.4, 6.4) 4.3 (3.5, 5.1) 2.7 (2.2, 3.3) 3.4 (2.9, 3.9)