Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 2 Number of pertussis cases and deaths by age group and sex in Mekdela district, Amhara region

From: Pertussis outbreak investigation of Mekdela district, South Wollo zone, Amhara region, North-West Ethiopia

Variables Total number of population Number of cases Number of deaths AR/1000 CFR (%)
Age group in years
 0–4 18,166 123 (57.2%) 4 (50%) 6.8 3.3
 5–9 23,432 64 (29.8%) 4 (50%) 2.7 6.3
 10–14 23,378 19 (8.8%) 0 (0%) 0.8 0
 ≥15 101,209 9 (4.2%) 0 (0%) 0.09 0
 Total 166,185 215 (100%) 8 (100%) 1.3 3.7
Sex
 Male 83,115 100 3 1.2 3
 Female 83,070 115 5 1.4 4.34