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Table 1 Annual average malaria incidence among refugees, 2008-2009

From: The burden of malaria in post-emergency refugee sites: A retrospective study

  Malaria Cases and Incidence Rates (cases per 1,000 persons per year)
Confirmed Malaria Suspected Malaria Highest Potential Malaria Rate
(Confirmed + Suspected)
N Incidence Rate
(95% CI)
N Incidence Rate
(95% CI)
N Incidence Rate
(95% CI)
Total Population      
Burundi 1,182 68 (64-71) 3,019 173 (167-178) 4,201 240 (234-247)
Cameroon 618 171 (159-184) 1,415 392 (376-409) 2,033 564 (547-580)
Chad 16,216 63 (62-64) 14,502 56 (55-57) 30,718 119 (118-121)
Ethiopia 1,988 30 (29-32) 3,505 53 (52-55) 5,493 84 (81-86)
Kenya 6,179 21 (21-22) 24,196 83 (82-84) 30,375 105 (104-106)
Sudan 7,214 73 (71-75) 19,873 201 (199-204) 27,086 274 (272-277)
Tanzania 58,430 399 (397-402) 16,575 113 (112-115) 75,004 513 (510-515)
Thailand 10,309 70 (68-71) 15 0 (0-0) 10,324 70 (68-71)
Uganda 9,438 62 (61-63) 66,259 437 (434-439) 75,696 499 (496-501)
Total 111,571 95 (94-95) 149,357 127 (126-127) 260,928 221 (221-222)
Children Younger than Five Years of Age
Burundi 482 138 (127-150) 1,273 364 (348-380) 1,755 502 (485-519)
Cameroon 181 281 (247-318) 307 477 (438-517) 487 757 (722-790)
Chad 9,111 193 (190-197) 4,696 100 (96-102) 13,807 293 (289-297)
Ethiopia 609 49 (45-53) 1,382 111 (105-116) 1,990 160 (153-166)
Kenya 1,177 26 (24-27) 15,158 332 (328-337) 16,335 358 (354-362)
Sudan 2,474 272 (263-281) 5,191 570 (560-580) 7,665 842 (834-849)
Tanzania 21,225 728 (723-733) 9,946 341 (336-347) 31,170 1,069 (N/A)
Thailand 897 49 (46-52) 1 0 (0-0) 898 49 (47-52)
Uganda 4,256 163 (158-167) 24,805 948 (945-951) 29,061 1,111 (N/A)
Total 40,410 210 (208-212) 62,756 326 (324-329) 103,166 537 (534-539)