Table 2 |
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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 | - | - | - | - | |
(39.1%) | ||||||||
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