Diarrhea ( Prevalence & Treatment)

Prevalence of diarrhoea

Background characteristics by Local Government Areadiarrhoea for whom advice or treatment was sought from a health facility or provider1Fluid from ORS packets or pre- packaged liquidRecommend ed home fluids (RHF)Either ORS or RHFIncreased fluidsORT or increased fluidsAntibiotic drugsAntimotility drugsHome remedy/otherNo treatmentNumber of children with diarrhoea
Banjul63.560.59.363.546.875.115.90.022.719.331.0
Kanifing64.857.213.463.842.075.628.31.121.614.8293
Brikama68.862.312.266.747.581.230.00.826.110.7488
Mansakonko68.457.914.866.438.975.721.00.814.515.855.0
Kerewan73.663.922.072.768.991.718.00.040.36.0115
Kuntaur64.755.08.159.458.384.012.10.035.611.2104
Janjanbureh68.359.019.867.624.676.633.20.09.313.593.0
Source: DHS 2013
{"name":"diarrhoea for whom advice or treatment was sought from a health facility or provider1","data":[63.5,64.8,68.8,68.4,73.6,64.7,68.3]}|{"name":"Fluid from ORS packets or pre- packaged liquid","data":[60.5,57.2,62.3,57.9,63.9,55,59]}|{"name":"Recommend ed home fluids (RHF)","data":[9.3,13.4,12.2,14.8,22,8.1,19.8]}|{"name":"Either ORS or RHF","data":[63.5,63.8,66.7,66.4,72.7,59.4,67.6]}|{"name":"Increased fluids","data":[46.8,42,47.5,38.9,68.9,58.3,24.6]}|{"name":"ORT or increased fluids","data":[75.1,75.6,81.2,75.7,91.7,84,76.6]}|{"name":"Antibiotic drugs","data":[15.9,28.3,30,21,18,12.1,33.2]}|{"name":"Antimotility drugs","data":[0,1.1,0.8,0.8,0,0,0]}|{"name":"Home remedy/other","data":[22.7,21.6,26.1,14.5,40.3,35.6,9.3]}|{"name":"No treatment","data":[19.3,14.8,10.7,15.8,6,11.2,13.5]}|{"name":"Number of children with diarrhoea","data":[31,293,488,55,115,104,93]}
{"name":"diarrhoea for whom advice or treatment was sought from a health facility or provider1","data":[{ name: 'Banjul', y: 63.5},{ name: 'Kanifing', y: 64.8},{ name: 'Brikama', y: 68.8},{ name: 'Mansakonko', y: 68.4},{ name: 'Kerewan', y: 73.6},{ name: 'Kuntaur', y: 64.7},{ name: 'Janjanbureh', y: 68.3}]}|{"name":"Fluid from ORS packets or pre- packaged liquid","data":[{ name: 'Banjul', y: 60.5},{ name: 'Kanifing', y: 57.2},{ name: 'Brikama', y: 62.3},{ name: 'Mansakonko', y: 57.9},{ name: 'Kerewan', y: 63.9},{ name: 'Kuntaur', y: 55},{ name: 'Janjanbureh', y: 59}]}|{"name":"Recommend ed home fluids (RHF)","data":[{ name: 'Banjul', y: 9.3},{ name: 'Kanifing', y: 13.4},{ name: 'Brikama', y: 12.2},{ name: 'Mansakonko', y: 14.8},{ name: 'Kerewan', y: 22},{ name: 'Kuntaur', y: 8.1},{ name: 'Janjanbureh', y: 19.8}]}|{"name":"Either ORS or RHF","data":[{ name: 'Banjul', y: 63.5},{ name: 'Kanifing', y: 63.8},{ name: 'Brikama', y: 66.7},{ name: 'Mansakonko', y: 66.4},{ name: 'Kerewan', y: 72.7},{ name: 'Kuntaur', y: 59.4},{ name: 'Janjanbureh', y: 67.6}]}|{"name":"Increased fluids","data":[{ name: 'Banjul', y: 46.8},{ name: 'Kanifing', y: 42},{ name: 'Brikama', y: 47.5},{ name: 'Mansakonko', y: 38.9},{ name: 'Kerewan', y: 68.9},{ name: 'Kuntaur', y: 58.3},{ name: 'Janjanbureh', y: 24.6}]}|{"name":"ORT or increased fluids","data":[{ name: 'Banjul', y: 75.1},{ name: 'Kanifing', y: 75.6},{ name: 'Brikama', y: 81.2},{ name: 'Mansakonko', y: 75.7},{ name: 'Kerewan', y: 91.7},{ name: 'Kuntaur', y: 84},{ name: 'Janjanbureh', y: 76.6}]}|{"name":"Antibiotic drugs","data":[{ name: 'Banjul', y: 15.9},{ name: 'Kanifing', y: 28.3},{ name: 'Brikama', y: 30},{ name: 'Mansakonko', y: 21},{ name: 'Kerewan', y: 18},{ name: 'Kuntaur', y: 12.1},{ name: 'Janjanbureh', y: 33.2}]}|{"name":"Antimotility drugs","data":[{ name: 'Banjul', y: 0},{ name: 'Kanifing', y: 1.1},{ name: 'Brikama', y: 0.8},{ name: 'Mansakonko', y: 0.8},{ name: 'Kerewan', y: 0},{ name: 'Kuntaur', y: 0},{ name: 'Janjanbureh', y: 0}]}|{"name":"Home remedy/other","data":[{ name: 'Banjul', y: 22.7},{ name: 'Kanifing', y: 21.6},{ name: 'Brikama', y: 26.1},{ name: 'Mansakonko', y: 14.5},{ name: 'Kerewan', y: 40.3},{ name: 'Kuntaur', y: 35.6},{ name: 'Janjanbureh', y: 9.3}]}|{"name":"No treatment","data":[{ name: 'Banjul', y: 19.3},{ name: 'Kanifing', y: 14.8},{ name: 'Brikama', y: 10.7},{ name: 'Mansakonko', y: 15.8},{ name: 'Kerewan', y: 6},{ name: 'Kuntaur', y: 11.2},{ name: 'Janjanbureh', y: 13.5}]}|{"name":"Number of children with diarrhoea","data":[{ name: 'Banjul', y: 31},{ name: 'Kanifing', y: 293},{ name: 'Brikama', y: 488},{ name: 'Mansakonko', y: 55},{ name: 'Kerewan', y: 115},{ name: 'Kuntaur', y: 104},{ name: 'Janjanbureh', y: 93}]}
Banjul|Kanifing|Brikama|Mansakonko|Kerewan|Kuntaur|Janjanbureh

Diarrhoea treatment

Background characteristic by Local Government AreaDiarrhoea for whom advice or treatment was sought from a health facility or provider1Fluid from ORS packets or pre- packaged liquid Recommended Home Fluids RHF - Either ORS or RHFIncreased FluidsORT or increased fluidsAntibiotic drugsAntimotility drugsHome remedy/otherNo treatmentsNumber of children with diarrhoea
Banjul63.560.59.363.546.875.115.90.022.719.331.0
Kanifing64.857.213.463.842.075.628.31.121.614.8293
Brikama68.862.312.266.747.581.230.00.826.110.7488
Mansakonko68.457.914.866.438.975.721.00.814.515.855.0
Kerewan73.663.922.072.768.991.718.00.040.36.0115
Kuntaur64.755.08.159.458.384.012.10.035.611.2104
Janjanbureh68.359.019.867.624.676.633.20.09.313.593.0
Source: DHS 2013
{"name":"Diarrhoea for whom advice or treatment was sought from a health facility or provider1","data":[63.5,64.8,68.8,68.4,73.6,64.7,68.3]}|{"name":"Fluid from ORS packets or pre- packaged liquid ","data":[60.5,57.2,62.3,57.9,63.9,55,59]}|{"name":"Recommended Home Fluids RHF - ","data":[9.3,13.4,12.2,14.8,22,8.1,19.8]}|{"name":"Either ORS or RHF","data":[63.5,63.8,66.7,66.4,72.7,59.4,67.6]}|{"name":"Increased Fluids","data":[46.8,42,47.5,38.9,68.9,58.3,24.6]}|{"name":"ORT or increased fluids","data":[75.1,75.6,81.2,75.7,91.7,84,76.6]}|{"name":"Antibiotic drugs","data":[15.9,28.3,30,21,18,12.1,33.2]}|{"name":"Antimotility drugs","data":[0,1.1,0.8,0.8,0,0,0]}|{"name":"Home remedy/other","data":[22.7,21.6,26.1,14.5,40.3,35.6,9.3]}|{"name":"No treatments","data":[19.3,14.8,10.7,15.8,6,11.2,13.5]}|{"name":"Number of children with diarrhoea","data":[31,293,488,55,115,104,93]}
{"name":"Diarrhoea for whom advice or treatment was sought from a health facility or provider1","data":[{ name: 'Banjul', y: 63.5},{ name: 'Kanifing', y: 64.8},{ name: 'Brikama', y: 68.8},{ name: 'Mansakonko', y: 68.4},{ name: 'Kerewan', y: 73.6},{ name: 'Kuntaur', y: 64.7},{ name: 'Janjanbureh', y: 68.3}]}|{"name":"Fluid from ORS packets or pre- packaged liquid ","data":[{ name: 'Banjul', y: 60.5},{ name: 'Kanifing', y: 57.2},{ name: 'Brikama', y: 62.3},{ name: 'Mansakonko', y: 57.9},{ name: 'Kerewan', y: 63.9},{ name: 'Kuntaur', y: 55},{ name: 'Janjanbureh', y: 59}]}|{"name":"Recommended Home Fluids RHF - ","data":[{ name: 'Banjul', y: 9.3},{ name: 'Kanifing', y: 13.4},{ name: 'Brikama', y: 12.2},{ name: 'Mansakonko', y: 14.8},{ name: 'Kerewan', y: 22},{ name: 'Kuntaur', y: 8.1},{ name: 'Janjanbureh', y: 19.8}]}|{"name":"Either ORS or RHF","data":[{ name: 'Banjul', y: 63.5},{ name: 'Kanifing', y: 63.8},{ name: 'Brikama', y: 66.7},{ name: 'Mansakonko', y: 66.4},{ name: 'Kerewan', y: 72.7},{ name: 'Kuntaur', y: 59.4},{ name: 'Janjanbureh', y: 67.6}]}|{"name":"Increased Fluids","data":[{ name: 'Banjul', y: 46.8},{ name: 'Kanifing', y: 42},{ name: 'Brikama', y: 47.5},{ name: 'Mansakonko', y: 38.9},{ name: 'Kerewan', y: 68.9},{ name: 'Kuntaur', y: 58.3},{ name: 'Janjanbureh', y: 24.6}]}|{"name":"ORT or increased fluids","data":[{ name: 'Banjul', y: 75.1},{ name: 'Kanifing', y: 75.6},{ name: 'Brikama', y: 81.2},{ name: 'Mansakonko', y: 75.7},{ name: 'Kerewan', y: 91.7},{ name: 'Kuntaur', y: 84},{ name: 'Janjanbureh', y: 76.6}]}|{"name":"Antibiotic drugs","data":[{ name: 'Banjul', y: 15.9},{ name: 'Kanifing', y: 28.3},{ name: 'Brikama', y: 30},{ name: 'Mansakonko', y: 21},{ name: 'Kerewan', y: 18},{ name: 'Kuntaur', y: 12.1},{ name: 'Janjanbureh', y: 33.2}]}|{"name":"Antimotility drugs","data":[{ name: 'Banjul', y: 0},{ name: 'Kanifing', y: 1.1},{ name: 'Brikama', y: 0.8},{ name: 'Mansakonko', y: 0.8},{ name: 'Kerewan', y: 0},{ name: 'Kuntaur', y: 0},{ name: 'Janjanbureh', y: 0}]}|{"name":"Home remedy/other","data":[{ name: 'Banjul', y: 22.7},{ name: 'Kanifing', y: 21.6},{ name: 'Brikama', y: 26.1},{ name: 'Mansakonko', y: 14.5},{ name: 'Kerewan', y: 40.3},{ name: 'Kuntaur', y: 35.6},{ name: 'Janjanbureh', y: 9.3}]}|{"name":"No treatments","data":[{ name: 'Banjul', y: 19.3},{ name: 'Kanifing', y: 14.8},{ name: 'Brikama', y: 10.7},{ name: 'Mansakonko', y: 15.8},{ name: 'Kerewan', y: 6},{ name: 'Kuntaur', y: 11.2},{ name: 'Janjanbureh', y: 13.5}]}|{"name":"Number of children with diarrhoea","data":[{ name: 'Banjul', y: 31},{ name: 'Kanifing', y: 293},{ name: 'Brikama', y: 488},{ name: 'Mansakonko', y: 55},{ name: 'Kerewan', y: 115},{ name: 'Kuntaur', y: 104},{ name: 'Janjanbureh', y: 93}]}
Banjul|Kanifing|Brikama|Mansakonko|Kerewan|Kuntaur|Janjanbureh
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The Gambia diarrhoea for whom advice or treatment was sought from a health facility or provider1 Fluid from ORS packets or pre- packaged liquid Recommend ed home fluids (RHF) Either ORS or RHF Increased fluids ORT or increased fluids Antibiotic drugs Antimotility drugs Home remedy/other No treatment Number of children with diarrhoea
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The Gambia Diarrhoea for whom advice or treatment was sought from a health facility or provider1 Fluid from ORS packets or pre- packaged liquid Recommended Home Fluids RHF - Either ORS or RHF Increased Fluids ORT or increased fluids Antibiotic drugs Antimotility drugs Home remedy/other No treatments Number of children with diarrhoea
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Prevalence of diarrhoea
  • Source: DHS 2013
Diarrhoea treatment
  • Source: DHS 2013
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