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Table 2 Age and sex-specific malaria cases, incidence and case fatality rate, Mpumalanga Province, 2001/02 - 2008/09 malaria seasons

From: Changes in malaria morbidity and mortality in Mpumalanga Province, South Africa (2001- 2009): a retrospective study

Age group (years) and sex No. of reported cases (Proportion -%) Mean reported cases per season(SD) Malaria incidence rate Malaria-attributed deaths CFR (%)
0-4 3209 (9) 401(321.8) 97 9 0.28
5-14 4979 (14) 622 (624.1) 70 7 0.14
15-24 8450 (24) 1056 (894.8) 128 19 0.22
25-34 9255 (26) 1157 (720.1) 190 36 0.39
35-44 5158 (15) 645 (413.9) 151 36 0.70
45-54 2453 (7) 307 (188.0) 106 30 1.22
55-64 1072 (3) 134 (108.7) 75 14 1.31
>65 615 (2) 77 (67.4) 50 13 2.11
Male 20855 (59) 2607 (1800) 167 85 0.41
Female 14336 (41) 1792 (1517) 106 79 0.55
  1. Incidence rate per 100,000 population
  2. SD: Standard deviation; CI: Confidence interval; CFR: Case fatality rate