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Table 4 Reports of the case-fatality ratio of ARI in crisis-affected populations (inpatient only).

From: The burden of acute respiratory infections in crisis-affected populations: a systematic review

Disease Ref. Population (year) Study design Case definition, as reported Case-fatality ratio (%)
      By age group All ages
   ARI [41] Sudanese refugees in Uganda camps (1992-1994) Review of patient records Acute respiratory infection <12 m: 9.5; 12-59 m: 33.8; 5-14 y: 41.7; 15-49 y: 30.9 31.3
  [46] Urban population of Kabul, Afghanistan (2002-2003) Review of patient records Acute respiratory infection 1 m-12 y: 16  
  [48] Urban population of Monrovia, Liberia (2005) Review of patient records Respiratory infection 1 m-14 y: 12; ≥ 15 y: 10  
   ALRI [39] Cambodian refugees in Thai border camps (1989-1991) Prospective case series Empyema <15 y: 1.0  
  [49] Earthquake-affected residents of Kobe, Japan (1995) Review of patient records Pneumonia   12.9
  [45] Urban population of Bissau, Guinea Bissau (1998-1999) Clinic-based surveillance Pneumonia <15 y: 13.1  
  [43] Displaced persons in Gulu district, Uganda (1992-2002) Review of patient records Pneumonia   11.2