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Published online 2008 January 8. doi: 10.1136/bmj.39416.646250.AE

Table 2

 Impact of zinc supplementation on clinical outcomes in children with cholera. Values are mean (95% confidence interval) unless stated otherwise

VariablesZinc (n=82)Control (n=82)P value
Duration of diarrhoea (hours)64.1 (58.5 to 69.7)72.8 (67.4 to 78.6)0.028
Total stool weight (kg/day)1.6 (1.4 to 1.7)1.8 (1.7 to 2.0)0.039
Total vomitus weight (g)789.9 (585.97 to 993.7)565.1 (359.6 to 770.7)0.126
Total ORS intake (ml)706.9 (609.9 to 804.0)693.9 (595.9 to 791.9)0.852

ORS=oral rehydration salts.