Table 1

Case definitions for diarrhoea and ALRI used to define an episode of diarrhoea and/or ALRI

NNIPS-4VASIN
Diarrhoea4 or more loose/watery stools per day with episodes separated by at least 3 symptom free days4 or more loose/watery stools per day with episodes separated by at least 3 symptom free days
ALRIFever, cough or difficulty breathing with all 3 symptoms on at least 1 day during the episode with 7 or more days between episodesCough and difficulty breathing with fever on at least 1 day during the episode with episodes separated by at least 3 symptom free days
  • ALRI,acute lower respiratory infection; NNIPS-4, Nepal Nutrition Intervention Project—Sarlahi-4; VASIN, Vitamin A Supplementation in Newborns Study.