Niger - 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
1992 11.90
2000 43.00
2006 33.80
2012 43.00

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

The value for Diarrhea treatment (% of children under 5 who received ORS packet) in Niger was 44.30 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 26 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 54.00 in 1989 and a minimum value of 1.00 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 1.00
1987 24.00
1989 54.00
1992 10.40
1998 19.60
2000 14.30
2006 17.60
2012 44.30

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Disease prevention