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Table 2 The prevalence of diarrhea by age and sex groups among the population of Gaza strip

From: Prevalence of diarrheal illness and healthcare-seeking behavior by age-group and sex among the population of Gaza strip: a community-based cross-sectional study

Age group (Years) Male Female P-value Al sexes
No. of individuals Diarrheal cases Rate/100 No. of individuals Diarrheal cases Rate/100 No. of persons Diarrheal cases Rate/100
≤5 1075 170 15.8 687 37 5.4 0.001 1762 207 11.7
6- ≤ 15 2064 43 2.1 1886 4 0.2 0.001 3950 47 1.2
≤15 3139 213 6.8 2573 41 1.6 0.001 5712 254 4.4
> 16 3658 153 4.2 1772 14 0.8 0.001 5430 167 3.1
All ages 6797 366 5.4 4345 55 1.3 0.001 11,142 421 3.8