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Table 2 Mean number of cases per outbreak, by unit type and time period

From: Secular trends in 1,192 diarrheal outbreaks in the Israel Defence Forces between 1988–2011

Period Years Field of service Field of training Non-field r FT/FS r FT/NF
1 ’88-’91 30.2 45.1 37.6 1.49 1.20
2 ’92-’95 26.8 44.3 35.4 1.65 1.25
3 ’96-’99 26.8 48.6 36.7 1.81 1.32
4 ’00-’03 31.1 43.5 43.2 1.40 1.01
5 ’04-’07 26.8 56.8 36.1 2.12 1.57
6 ’08-’11 29.6 60.0 36.5 2.03 1.64
  1. (r-ratio).
  2. FT - Field trainings, FS - Field service units, NF-non-field units.
  3. T – training units, D – deployed units, G – garrisoned units.