Table 2

ORS use for diarrhea among children under 36 months old in 10 provinces of rural Western China
Province Number of households surveyed (n) The number of children with diarrhea in previous two weeks (%) ORS use
n %
Gansu 634 27 (4.26) 6 22.22
Guangxi 1586 58 (3.66) 19 32.76
Guizhou 1265 116 (9.17) 43 37.93
Jiangxi 1567 74 (4.72) 42 56.76
Inner Mongolia 1217 65 (5.34) 5 7.69
Ningxia 1264 79 (6.25) 29 37.18
Qinghai 1589 119 (7.49) 32 26.67
Sichuan 1577 158 (10.02) 94 59.49
Xinjiang 2168 315 (14.53) 75 23.81
Chongqing 1245 29 (2.33) 14 48.28
All 14112 1040 (7.37) 360 34.62

ORS = oral rehydration salts.

Gao et al.

Gao et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:238   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-238

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