0 1.52 (0.54, four.22) (continued)Sarker et alTable three. (continued) Binary Logistic Regressionb Any Care Variables Middle Richer Richest Access to electronic media Access No access (reference) Source journal.pone.0169185 for childhood diarrhea is significant to avoid excessive costs associated with remedy and adverse well being outcomes.48 The study located that around (23 ) did not seek any remedy for childhood diarrhea. A EW-7197 cost maternal vie.0 1.52 (0.54, four.22) (continued)Sarker et alTable three. (continued) Binary Logistic Regressionb Any Care Variables Middle Richer Richest Access to electronic media Access No access (reference) Source pnas.1602641113 of drinking water Enhanced (reference) Unimproved Form of toilet Improved (reference) Unimproved Form of floor Earth/sand Other floors (reference)a bMultivariate Multinomial logistic modelb Pharmacy RRR (95 CI) 1.42 (0.4, 5.08) 4.07 (0.7, 23.61) 3.29 (0.3, 36.49) 1.22 (0.42, 3.58) 1.00 1.00 2.81 (0.21, 38.15) 1.00 2.52** (1.06, five.97) 2.35 (0.57, 9.75) 1.bPublic Facility RRR (95 CI)bPrivate Facility RRRb (95 CI)Adjusted OR (95 CI) 1.02 (0.36, 2.87) 2.36 (0.53, 10.52) 8.31** (1.15, 59.96) 1.46 (0.59, 3.59) 1.00 1.00 four.30 (0.45, 40.68) 1.00 2.10** (1.00, four.43) three.71** (1.05, 13.07) 1.0.13** (0.02, 0.85) 1.32 (0.41, four.24) 0.29 (0.03, 3.15) two.67 (0.five, 14.18) 1.06 (0.05, 21.57) 23.00** (2.five, 211.82) six.43** (1.37, 30.17) 1.00 1.00 6.82 (0.43, 108.4) 1.00 2.08 (0.72, five.99) 3.83 (0.52, 28.13) 1.00 1.17 (0.42, three.27) 1.00 1.00 5.15 (0.47, 55.76) 1.00 1.82 (0.8, 4.16) 5.33** (1.27, 22.3) 1.*P < .10, **P < .05, ***P < .001. No-care reference group.disability-adjusted life years (DALYs).36 It has declined for children <5 years old from 41 of global DALYs in 1990 to 25 in 2010; however, children <5 years old are still vulnerable, and a significant proportion of deaths occur in the early stage of life--namely, the first 2 years of life.36,37 Our results showed that the prevalence of diarrhea is frequently observed in the first 2 years of life, which supports previous findings from other countries such as Taiwan, Brazil, and many other parts of the world that because of maturing immune systems, these children are more vulnerable to gastrointestinal infections.38-42 However, the prevalence of diseases is higher (8.62 ) for children aged 1 to 2 years than children <1 year old. This might be because those infants are more dependent on the mother and require feeding appropriate for their age, which may lower the risk of diarrheal infections. 9 The study indicated that older mothers could be a protective factor against diarrheal diseases, in keeping with the results of other studies in other low- and middle-income countries.43-45 However, the education and occupation of the mother are determining factors of the prevalence of childhood diarrhea. Childhood diarrhea was also highly prevalent in some specific regions of the country. This could be because these regions, especially in Barisal, Dhaka, and Chittagong, divisions have more rivers, water reservoirs, natural hazards, and densely populated areas thanthe other areas; however, most of the slums are located in Dhaka and Chittagong regions, which are already proven to be at high risk for diarrheal-related illnesses because of the poor sanitation system and lack of potable water. The results agree with the fact that etiological agents and risk factors for diarrhea are dependent on location, which indicates that such knowledge is a prerequisite for the policy makers to develop prevention and control programs.46,47 Our study found that approximately 77 of mothers sought care for their children at different sources, including formal and informal providers.18 However, rapid and proper treatment journal.pone.0169185 for childhood diarrhea is essential to prevent excessive expenses related to treatment and adverse wellness outcomes.48 The study identified that approximately (23 ) did not seek any remedy for childhood diarrhea. A maternal vie.