TABLE 2

Number of Children With Diarrhea at Days 1, 3, and 5

ReferenceZinc Day 1Placebo Day 1Zinc Day 3Placebo Day 3Zinc Day 5Placebo Day 5
Valery et al19 (2005)98/107 (91.6%)100/108 (92.6%)55/107 (51.4%)55/108 (50.9%)22/107 (20.6%)20/108 (18.5%)
Fischer Walker et al16 (2006)538/554 (97.1%)526/556 (94.6%)391/554 (70.6%)385/556 (69.2%)226/554 (40.8%)204/556 (36.7%)