TABLE 4

Characteristics of Persistent Diarrhea Trials

ReferenceCountryZinc SupplementZinc DosageZinc/Control Group, NAge, mo
Sachdev et al18 (1990)IndiaSulfate20 mg20/206–18
Roy et al21 (1998)BangladeshAcetate20 mg95/953–24
Khatun et al34 (2001)BangladeshAcetate20 mg24/246–24
Bhutta et al33 (1999)PakistanSulfate3 mg/kg43/446–36
Penny et al35 (1999)PeruGluconate20 mg139/1366–35
Bhandari et al36 (2002)IndiaGluconate10/20 mg1228/12366–30