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Table 2 Travelers' diarrhea, incidence proportions and incidence rates for 390 Dutch travelers.

From: Inconvenience due to travelers' diarrhea: a prospective follow-up study

Travel destination Travelers - n TD cases - n TD incidence proportion - % (SE) Mean travel duration - days TD Incidence rate - per 100 pdt (SE)
Northern Africa 17 7 41 (12.3) 10.4 3.95 (1.47)
South-central Asia 31 16 52 (9.1) 20.2 2.55 (0.63)
Central America and Caribbean 24 11 46 (10.4) 18.9 2.42 (0.72)
South-eastern Asia 121 61 50 (4.6) 22.5 2.25 (0.28)
Eastern Africa 57 25 44 (6.6) 23.4 1.88 (0.37)
Central Africa 7 3 43 (20.2) 23.4 1.83 (1.05)
Central and Western Asia 32 8 25 (7.8) 14.3 1.75 (0.61)
Western Africa 15 7 47 (13.3) 28.6 1.63 (0.61)
Southern Africa 15 4 27 (11.8) 23.1 1.16 (0.58)
Eastern Asia 36 11 31 (7.8) 29.4 1.04 (0.31)
South America 46 7 15 (5.4) 26.4 0.58 (0.22)
All travelers 401 160 41 (2.4) 22.4 1.78 (0.14)
  1. pdt: person days of travel; SE: standard error. 11 participants travelled to more than one destination. NOTE: Incidence rates were not corrected for the time to first episode of TD or for the number of episodes of TD.