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Last update: Feb 2013

Diarrhoea

Proportion of children under five years old with diarrhea receiving oral rehydration salts (ORS packets or pre-packaged ORS fluids)

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Country or territory Year Total Gender Residence Wealth Index Quintiles Source
Male Female Urban Rural Poorest Second Middle Fourth Richest
Afghanistan2010-201153555148545651525652MICS 2010-2011
Albania200954---------DHS 2009
Algeria200619172018191518212219MICS 2006
Armenia2010333828-------DHS 2010
Azerbaijan200621---------DHS 2006
Bangladesh20117882728476818371-82DHSp 2011
Belarus20053638353833-36-39-MICS 2005
Belize200627---------MICS 2006
Benin20105051495447-----DHSp 2010
Bhutan201061616164606062606556MICS 2010
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)200835343638323135374035DHS 2008
Bosnia and Herzegovina2005-20063537313435-40391941MICS 2005-2006
Botswana20004950484751-----MICS 2000
Burkina Faso201021212131191315212631DHS 2010
Burundi20103837383338-----DHSp 2010
Cambodia201034343533343233393534DHS 2010
Cameroon20111717182712-----DHSp 2011
Central African Republic201016151723121111132028MICS 2010
Chad2010131412271056102029MICS 2010
Colombia201054555357494757625161DHS 2010
Comoros200019172025171616182124MICS 2000
Congo2011-20123536343827-----DHS 2011-2012
Côte d'Ivoire20121718172214-----DHS 2012
Cuba2010-20115157445437-----MICS 2010-2011
Democratic People's Republic of Korea20097475737573-----MICS 2009
Democratic Republic of the Congo201027272626272825272726MICS 2010
Djibouti200662616261------MICS 2006
Dominican Republic200741414042394139414238DHS 2007
Egypt200828312628293433272423DHS 2008
El Salvador20085863516056-----Other 2008
Equatorial Guinea200029312643192414413737MICS 2000
Eritrea20024545445939-----DHS 2002
Ethiopia201126282445241822272845DHS 2011
Gabon20002525242329-----DHS 2000
Gambia201039413739394339423832MICS 2010
Georgia20054042374436--3538-MICS 2005
Ghana201135353537344531322734MICS 2011
Guatemala2008-200937403438373932354051OTHER 2008-2009
Guinea200533333352281822334659DHS 2005
Guinea-Bissau201019201728131617131837MICS 2010
Guyana2009504852-------DHS 2009
Haiti2005-200640414051352935455050DHS 2005-2006
Honduras2005-200656575455565654625447DHS 2005-2006
India2005-200626262633241919263143DHS 2005-2006
Indonesia200735353433353236384027DHS 2007
Iraq20063130313032-----MICS 2006
Jamaica200540---------MICS 2005
Jordan200720172320201815241530DHS 2007
Kazakhstan200674---------MICS 2006
Kenya200939384040394035443937DHS 2009
Kiribati20096258--5552-57--DHS 2009
Kyrgyzstan20062020--22-----MICS 2006
Lao People's Democratic Republic200646504279434238484880MICS 2006
Lebanon2000444544-------MICS 2000
Lesotho20095151525750514552--DHS 2009
Liberia200753565057524151585664DHS 2007
Madagascar2008-200917181632141214151829DHS 2008-2009
Malawi201069687072696770686973DHS 2010
Maldives200957---------DHS 2009
Mali20061416122611811141529DHS 2006
Mauritania2007202120--1016232634MICS 2007
Mongolia200538393741363432---MICS 2005
Montenegro200516---------MICS 2005
Morocco2003-200423242228181818302425DHS 2003-2004
Mozambique20115552586550-----DHSp 2011
Myanmar2009-201061616072565257616875MICS 2009-2010
Namibia2006-200763636467605068736659DHS 2006-2007
Nepal201139433444393940354636DHS 2011
Nicaragua2006-200759585964555357695864DHS 2006-2007
Niger200618191631161414141732DHS 2006
Nigeria200826252641211520323653DHS 2008
Pakistan2006-200741424144404139433944DHS 2006-2007
Peru201032353037242729353842DHS 2010
Philippines200847494358363742565755DHS 2008
Republic of Moldova200533---------DHS 2005
Rwanda201029312726302230323037DHS 2010
Samoa200968---------DHS 2009
Sao Tome and Principe2009494949455262-3845-DHS 2009
Senegal2010-201122232224212119212231DHS-MICS 2010-2011
Serbia20103646255022----38MICS 2010
Sierra Leone201073727366757573707670MICS 2010
Somalia200613131325976132331MICS 2006
South Africa20034038374132-----DHS 2003
South Sudan201039393844372735354652MICS 2010
Sri Lanka2006-20075052495750-----DHS 2006-2007
Sudan201022222223222125232216MICS 2010
Suriname2006444542246058----MICS 2006
Swaziland201057565865555856615060MICS 2010
Syrian Arab Republic200650524756444547485659MICS 2006
Tajikistan200973--7078-----Other 2009
Thailand2005-200657595350595657595654MICS 2005-2006
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia201162---------MICS 2011
Timor-Leste2009-201071687465747069806771DHS 2009-2010
Togo20101110131510810131519MICS 2010
Tunisia20065559505850-----MICS 2006
Turkmenistan200640423832454544443930MICS 2006
Uganda2000-200144414746434340415145DHS 2000-2001
United Republic of Tanzania201044434544444143435438DHS 2010
Uzbekistan200628---------MICS 2006
Vanuatu2007232620-23-23-29-MICS 2007
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)200038---------MICS 2000
Viet Nam2011475538474635-61--MICS 2011
Yemen200633313430343131343337MICS 2006
Zambia200760606059606161546361DHS 2007
Zimbabwe2010-201121212126181820182328DHS 2010-2011


Notes:

Subnational estimates are often bracketed by large confidence intervals and results should be interpreted with caution.

DHS is Demographic and Health Survey.

MICS is Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey.

NFHS is National Family Health Survey.

— Data are not available.

 

Definition:
Diarrhoea treatment with ORS
– Percentage of children under age 5 who had diarrhoea in the two weeks preceding the survey and who received oral rehydration salts (ORS packets or pre-packaged ORS fluids).