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Last update: May 2013

Diarrhoea

Proportion of children under five years old with diarrhoea receiving oral rehydration therapy (oral rehydration salts OR recommended homemade fluids OR increased fluids) AND continued feeding

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Country or territory Year Total Gender Residence Wealth Index Quintiles Source
Male Female Urban Rural Poorest Second Middle Fourth Richest
Afghanistan2010-201148494640495143485341MICS 2010-2011
Albania2008-20096367576463-----DHS 2008-2009
Algeria200624212726231921313023MICS 2006
Armenia2010777778-------DHS 2010
Azerbaijan200631332921412728423528DHS 2006
Bangladesh201178827284768183716882DHS 2011
Belarus20055466445356-59-46-MICS 2005
Belize200626---20-----MICS 2006
Benin200642443943414044384247DHS 2006
Bhutan201062636060626165626160MICS 2010
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)200829283128302828332827DHS 2008
Bosnia and Herzegovina2005-200653604042585863494747MICS 2005-2006
Botswana20007---------MICS 2000
Burkina Faso201033343146302524343644DHS 2010
Burundi201043404635433939434647DHS 2010
Cambodia201048494745485039565243DHS 2010
Cameroon201147454950454047505254DHS 2011
Central African Republic201038363942353536314641MICS 2010 (Prelim)
Chad201023242239191414203041MICSp 2010
Colombia201052545055454652555664DHS 2010
Comoros200031323048273129---MICS 2000
Congo200539393940383638384345DHS 2005
Côte d'Ivoire200645444648434445384660MICS 2006
Cuba2010-20114351334631-----MICS 2010-2011
Democratic People's Republic of Korea20096763717163-----MICS 2009
Democratic Republic of the Congo201039393937404039373942MICS 2010
Djibouti20063328393263-----MICS 2006
Dominican Republic200755545758515458505957DHS 2007
Egypt200819221617202124221214DHS 2008
Equatorial Guinea200036363634373338503528MICS 2000
Eritrea20025456516749-----DHS 2002
Ethiopia201125272229252418252834DHS 2011
Gabon200044434546373742504445DHS 2000
Gambia201067656875615565677180MICSp 2010
Georgia20053736374132--4327-MICS 2005
Ghana201144454351404541445138MICS 2011
Guinea200538363940373231414345DHS 2005
Guinea-Bissau201053545255526249455462MICS 2010 (Prelim)
Guyana2009393642-------DHS 2009
Haiti2005-200643---------DHS 2005-2006
Honduras2005-200649504851494549515352DHS 2005-2006
India2005-200633343138312929313545DHS 2005-2006
Indonesia200754565252565556585348DHS 2007
Iraq20066466616267-----MICS 2006
Jamaica200539---------MICS 2005
Jordan200732303531363230372535DHS 2007
Kazakhstan200648---------MICS 2006
Kenya2008-200943434244424935414341DHS 2008-2009
Kiribati20094746--42-----DHS 2009
Kyrgyzstan200622163226214912142220MICS 2006
Lao People's Democratic Republic2006495344-4750404852-MICS 2006
Lebanon2009626460-------MICS 2009
Lesotho200948504549474942544252DHS 2009
Liberia200747484650464041525356DHS 2007
Madagascar2008-200949514862474640475565DHS 2008-2009
Malawi201048474849474546494653DHS 2010
Maldives2009635076-------DHS 2009
Mali200638383743373236403651DHS 2006
Mauritania200548484943564383533751DHS 2005
Mongolia201056585456565151585766MICS 2010 (Prelim)
Montenegro200564---------MICS 2005
Morocco2003-200446434851413750455150DHS 2003-2004
Mozambique200847464851454145474955MICS 2008
Myanmar2009-201050524857474446515465MICS 2009-2010
Namibia2006-200748484852453255486147DHS 2006-2007
Nauru2007686572------DHS 2007
Nepal201147533854464746385654DHS 2011
Nicaragua200149524551474451474863DHS 2001
Niger200634353347323131343046DHS 2006
Nigeria200825252534221721313441DHS 2008
Pakistan2006-200737363738363236343945DHS 2006-2007
Peru201064666268575964656872DHS 2010
Philippines2000-20019998101014875DHS 2000-2001
Republic of Moldova200860605964565957586465DHS 2008
Rwanda201021212020212221201822DHS 2010
Sao Tome and Principe200663626464626661616364MICS 2006
Senegal2010-201142414344414136444054MICS 2010-2011
Serbia20106053685762----60MICS 2011
Sierra Leone201055555556545453555856MICS 2010
Somalia200677696547911MICS 2006
South Sudan201023232322232321232325MICS 2010
Sri Lanka2006-2007676964-------DHS 2006-2007
Sudan201012121113121110131117MICS 2010
Suriname200628253026292331372831MICS 2006
Swaziland2006-200722251919232129232515DHS 2006-2007
Syrian Arab Republic200634363233353733333138MICS 2006
Tajikistan200522232128202019133526MICS 2005
Thailand2005-200646444942484356444745MICS 2005-2006
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia201167---------MICS 2011 (Prelim)
Timor-Leste2009-201063606559646660675962DHS 2009-2010
Togo201024232523242025252915MICS 2010
Tunisia20066268556163-----MICS 2006
Turkey200822242022222022123133DHS 2008
Turkmenistan200625321731222717163036MICS 2006
Uganda201136353843353633334240DHS 2011
United Republic of Tanzania201050495155494549485459DHS 2010
Uzbekistan20062824--31-----MICS 2006
Vanuatu2007435035-43-51-41-MICS 2007
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)200051---------MICS 2000
Viet Nam2010-20115764495757586256--MICS 2010-2011
Yemen200648474950474150455154MICS 2006
Zambia200756555759555357515765DHS 2007
Zimbabwe2010-201146454751433546495446DHS 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.

 

Definition:

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration therapy and continued feeding – Percentage of children under age 5 who had diarrhoea in the two weeks preceding the survey and who received oral rehydration therapy (oral rehydration salts, recommended home-made fluids or increased fluids) and continued feeding.