Sri Lanka - 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
2007 67.00

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

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 15.00
1987 40.00
1989 58.00
1993 34.40
2007 50.40

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Disease prevention