Institut de Statistiques et d’Études Économiques du Burundi (ISTEEBU), Ministère de la Santé Publique et de la Lutte contre le Sida [Burundi] (MSPLS), et ICF International., Minnesota Population Center
524) What (else) was given to treat the diarrhea?
RECORD ALL TREATMENTS GIVEN.
PILL OR SYRUP
OTHER (NOT ANTIBIOTIC, ANTIMOTILITY OR ZINC) D
UNKNOWN PILL OR SYRUP E
UNKNOWN INJECTION H
(IV) INTRAVENOUS I
HOME REMEDY/HERBAL MEDICINE J
OTHER (SPECIFY) _____ X
NIU (not in universe)
Warning: these figures indicate the number of cases found in the data file. They cannot be interpreted as summary statistics of the population of interest.
For surviving children under age 5 who had diarrhea in the past 2 weeks, DIAGIVZINC (H15E) indicates whether the child was given zinc to treat this illness.
The World Health Organization reports here [URL omitted from DDI.] that "Zinc supplementation has been found to reduce the duration and severity of diarrheal episodes and the likelihood of subsequent infections for 2-3 months."
Diarrhea, treatment Variables -- TOPICS