Burundi - Diarrhea treatment

Diarrhea treatment (% of children under 5 receiving oral rehydration and continued feeding)

Definition: Children with diarrhea who received oral rehydration and continued feeding refer to the percentage of children under age five with diarrhea in the two weeks prior to the survey who received either oral rehydration therapy or increased fluids, with continued feeding.

Source: UNICEF, State of the World's Children, Childinfo, and Demographic and Health Surveys.

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Year Value
2000 16.00
2005 23.00
2010 42.50

Diarrhea treatment (% of children under 5 who received ORS packet)

The value for Diarrhea treatment (% of children under 5 who received ORS packet) in Burundi was 37.80 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 24 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 37.80 in 2010 and a minimum value of 9.00 in 1986.

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

Source: UNICEF, State of the World's Children, Childinfo, and Demographic and Health Surveys.

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Year Value
1986 9.00
1987 30.00
1989 30.00
2000 11.00
2005 34.79
2010 37.80

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Disease prevention