|Diarrhoea during the 30 days prior to being interviewed at the household level for households with and without cisterns, with a subgroup analysis of households with at least one person experiencing one or more episodes of diarrhoea|
|Households||Households with Cisterns||Households without Cisterns||p-value†||All cases||Household cases with Cisterns||Household cases without Cisterns||p-value††|
|(n = 769)||(n = 376)||(n = 393)||(n = 301)||(n =121)||(n = 180)|
|Households with at least one person experiencing diarrhoea at least once (Number and %)|
|301||121 (32.2%)||180 (45.8%)||<0.001||-||-||-||-|
|Frequency of people experiencing diarrhoea per household (%)|
|Mean percent of people with diarrhoea per household and SD||15.5%||11.5%||19.3%||<0.001||39.5%||35.8%||42.1%||0.019|
|SD 0.20||SD 0.27||SD 0.20||SD 0.24|
|Household episodes (Number)|
|Mean number of diarrhoeal episodes per household and SD||1.05||0.85||1.25||0.004||2.69||2.64||2.72||0.766|
|SD 1.74||SD 2.04||SD 2.16||SD 2.25|
|Mean number of household diarrhoeal episodes per person and SD||0.23||0.18||0.28||0.001||0.60||0.57||0.61||0.462|
|SD 0.37||SD 0.43||SD 0.46||SD 0.46|
SD: standard deviation.
† Comparison between households with and without cisterns using Pearson’s Chi-squared test for differences in prevalence and two-way t-test for differences in means.
†† Comparison between households with and without cisterns among cases using two-way t-test for differences in means.
Marcynuk et al.
Marcynuk et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:65 doi:10.1186/1471-2334-13-65