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Table 1 Baseline and projected coverage of interventions to prevent and treat diarrhoea

From: Reducing diarrhoea deaths in South Africa: costs and effects of scaling up essential interventions to prevent and treat diarrhoea in under-five children

Intervention Baseline (2014) Scenario 1 (+10%) Scenario 2 (+20%) Scenario 3 (full coverage)
Breastfeeding     
Exclusive breastfeeding, < 6 months 8 [23] 18 28 99
Any breastfeeding, 6 – 11 months 51 [23] 61 71 99
Any breastfeeding, 12 – 24 months 31 [23] 41 51 99
Feeding and supplements     
Vitamin A supplementation 50 60 70 99
WASH     
Improved water source 95.1 [24] 99 99 99
Water connection in the home 79.2 [24] 89.2 99 99
Improved sanitation 74.4 [24] 84.4 94.4 99
Hand washing with soap 17* 27 37 99
Hygienic disposal of children's stools 40.5* 50.5 60.5 99
Vaccines     
Rotavirus 64 [9] 74 84 99
Diarrhoea treatment     
Oral rehydration solution 50 60 70 99
Antibiotics - for treatment of dysentery 80 90 99 99
Zinc - for treatment of diarrhoea 10 20 30 99
Wasting     
Therapeutic feeding - for severe wasting 45 55 65 99
Treatment for moderate acute malnutrition 10 20 30 99
  1. *Default coverage level in LiST.