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Table 1 Prevalence and incidence of diarrhea among under-fives by village (seven days recall period)

From: Prevalence, one week incidence and knowledge on causes of diarrhea: household survey of under-fives and adults in Mkuranga district, Tanzania

Village Reported children with diarrhea Prevalence (%) Diarrhea incidence Observed children Diarrhea incidence rate (episode per 10 children/week) Diarrhea duration (days)
Kibudi 8 9.5 10 84 1.2 1.2
Kibuyuni 2 3.0 3 67 0.4 1.5
Kilimahewa 13 14.1* 32 92 3.5* 2.5*
Mbulani 1 1.3 0 77 0.0 0.0
Mkiu 4 4.9 4 82 0.5 1.0
Mkuruwili 6 8.3 8 72 1.1 1.3
Mvuleni 4 4.4 4 90 0.4 1.0
Nyamatotipo 5 5.7 9 88 1.0 1.8
Nyatanga 2 2.7 3 75 0.3 1.5
Nyatunduru 5 5.5 11 91 1.2 2.2
Total 50 6.1 84 818 1.0 1.7
  1. *Chi-square test: p < 0.05.