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Table 4 4 Independent factors associated with contracting diarrhoea in children less than five years old, Kadoma City, Zimbabwe, 2011

From: Risk factors for contracting watery diarrhoea in Kadoma City, Zimbabwe, 2011: a case control study

Factor Adjusted odds ratio (95% CI) p value
Exclusive breast feeding for 6 months 0.44 (0.24-0.82) 0.01
Use of municipal water always 0.38 (0.18-0.80) 0.01
Use of aqua tablets to treat water 0.49 (0.26-0.94) 0.03
Storing water in a bucket with lid 0.24 (0.07-0.83) 0.02
Hand washing is a single bowl 2.89 (1.33-6.28) 0.01