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Table 2 Annual average malaria mortality among refugees, 2008-2009

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

  Malaria Mortality
Crude Mortality Malaria Mortality Malaria Case Fatality Ratio**
(95% CI)
Deaths Attributed to Malaria
(percent, 95% CI)
N Mortality Rate (95% CI)* n Mortality Rate (95% CI)*   
Total Population
Burundi 44 2.5 (1.8-3.4) 5 0.3 (0.0-0.7) 4.2 (1.4-9.8) 11% (4-25)
Cameroon 9 2.5 (1.1-4.7) 1 0.3 (0.0-1.5) 1.6 (0.0-9.0) 11% (3-48)
Chad 762 3.0 (2.8-3.2) 43 0.2 (0.1-0.2) 2.7 (1.9-3.6) 6% (4-8)
Ethiopia 85 1.3 (1.0-1.6) 2 0.0 (0.0-0.1) 1.0 (0.1-3.6) 2% (0-8)
Kenya 655 2.3 (2.1-2.4) 54 0.2 (0.1-0.2) 8.7 (6.6-11.4) 8% (6-11)
Sudan 355 3.6 (3.2-4.0) 87 0.9 (0.7-1.1) 12.1 (9.7-14.9) 25% (20-29)
Tanzania 430 2.9 (2.7-3.2) 99 0.7 (0.6-0.8) 1.7 (1.4-2.1) 23% (19-27)
Thailand 527 3.6 (3.3-3.9) 5 0.0 (0.0-0.1) 0.4 (0.2-1.1) 1% (0-2)
Uganda 453 3.0 (2.7-3.3) 113 0.7 (0.6-0.9) 11.9 (9.9-14.4) 25% (21-29)
Total 3,319 2.8 (2.7-2.9) 408 0.3 (0.3-0.4) 3.7 (3.3-4.0) 12% (11-13)
Children Under Five Years of Age
Burundi 21 6.0 (3.7-9.2) 4 1.1 (0.3-2.9) 8.3 (2.3-21.1) 19% (5-42)
Cameroon 3 4.7 (0.9-13.6) 1 1.6 (0.0-8.6) 5.5 (0.1-30.4) 33% (1-91)
Chad 404 8.6 (7.8-9.4) 33 0.7 (0.5-1.0) 3.6 (2.5-5.1) 8% (6-11)
Ethiopia 34 2.7 (1.9-3.8) 1 0.0 (0.0-0.4) 1.6 (0.0-9.1) 3% (0-15)
Kenya 307 6.7 (6.0-7.5) 30 0.7 (0.4-0.9) 25.5 (17.3-36.2) 10% (7-14)
Sudan 144 15.8 (13.4-18.6) 37 4.1 (2.9-5.6) 15.0 (10.6-20.6) 26% (19-34)
Tanzania 231 7.9 (6.9-9.0) 59 2.0 (1.5-2.6) 2.8 (2.1-3.6) 26% (20-32)
Thailand 104 5.6 (4.6-6.8) 0 0.0 (0.0-0.2) 0.0 (0.0-4.1) 0% (0-4)
Uganda 219 8.4 (7.3-9.5) 67 2.6 (2.0-3.3) 15.7 (12.2-20.0) 31% (25-37)
Total 1,465 7.6 (7.2-8.0) 231 1.2 (1.1-1.4) 5.7 (5.0-6.5) 16% (14-18)
  1. *annual mortality rates expressed as deaths per 1000 persons
  2. ** case fatality rates expressed as deaths per 1000 confirmed cases