Table 3

Prevalence differences for the relationship between water treatment method and diarrheal diseaseA in the North Atlantic Autonomous Region, Nicaragua, 2009.

Final ModelB

Full Multivariate ModelC

PD (95% CI)

PD (95% CI)

Water Treatment





-0.05 (-0.21, 0.11)

-0.07 (-0.24, 0.09)


-0.12 (-0.33, 0.10)

-0.13 (-0.36, 0.10)

PD = prevalence difference

A Two week prevalence of household diarrhea

BThe final model was adjusted for water source only.

CThe full multivariate model was adjusted for water source, tambos (as a proxy for location in a flood prone region), time to the health center, number of individuals in the household, and education level of the head of household (as a proxy for socioeconomic status)

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