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Table 4 Hospital deaths due to infection with Plasmodium falciparum and malaria case fatality rates in children < 5 years of age, observed during routine surveillance in 15 ITN districts in 2007 and 2008 in Zambia

From: Impact assessment of malaria vector control using routine surveillance data in Zambia: implications for monitoring and evaluation

Sentinel site % ITN Coverage Hospital malaria deaths as a proportion of all hospital deaths, (%)(n)(95% CI) P(2007–2008) Case Fatality Rate,(%) (n)(95% CI) P(2007–2008)
2007 2008 2007 2008
Chadiza 71 75.6(41) [62.47-88.75] 35.3(17) [12.57-58.01] 0.00013 12.7(2445) [11.40-14.04] 3.7(1604) [2.76-4.60] 0.026
Chama 70.5 67.1(82) [56.90-77.24] 57.8(45) [43.35-72.21] 0.406 14.4(3809) [13.29-15.53] 17.2(1514) [15.27-19.07] 0.619
Chavuma 80 80.0(5) [44.94-115.06] 37.5(8) [3.95-71.05] 0.0009 4.2(942) [2.96-5.54] 10.6(282) [7.04-14.24] 0.096
Chibombo 80 57.9(38) [42.19-73.59] 68.4(19) [47.52-89.32] 0.35 19.7(1115) [17.39-22.09] 21.7(599) [18.40-25.00] 0.756
Chinsali 80 67.7(127) [59.59-75.85] 57.6(33) [40.72-74.44] 0.367 25.5(3379) [24.04-26.98] 20.7(917) [18.10-23.34] 0.48
Kalabo 80 34.7(49) [21.36-48.02] 44.9(49) [30.97-58.83] 0.253 27.1(629) [23.61-30.59] 12.5(1754) [10.99-14.09] 0.020
Kalomo 70.5 50.0(88) [39.55-60.45] 58.7(46) [44.47-72.93] 0.404 48.0(916) [44.79-51.27] 32.4(834) [29.19-35.55] 0.082
Luangwa 100 58.5(41) [43.46-73.62] 22.7(22) [05.22-40.24] 0.00007 43.6(551) [39.42-47.70] 12.6(396) [09.36-15.90] 0.00004
Namwala 80 42.9(35) [26.46-59.26] 72.7(11) [46.41-99.05] 0.006 23.0(653) [19.74-26.20] 47.6(168) [40.07-55.17] 0.0034
Nyimba 75 70.7(92) [61.34-79.96] 55.4(56) [42.32-68.38] 0.173 40.5(1604) [38.12-42.92] 30.7(1010) [27.85-33.53] 0.246
Milengi 75 70.0(10) [04.60-98.40] 83.3(12) [62.24-104.42] 0.283 8.6(815) [06.67-10.51] 18.4(545) [15.10-21.60] 0.059
Mwinilunga 75 60.0(50) [46.42-73.58] 59.6(52) [46.28-72.96] 0.975 10.5(2869) [09.37-11.61] 15.0(2061) [13.45-16.53] 0.373
Samfya 80 51.2(162) [41.07-56.47] 55.6(90) [45.29-65.83] 0.671 24.1(3438) [22.68-25.54] 31.1(1610) [28.86-33.38] 0.346
Sesheke 80 63.0(27) [44.74-81.18] 37.5(16) [13.78-61.22] 0.011 12.3(1385) [10.54-14.00] 44.8(134) [36.36-53.20] 0.00002
Zambezi 80 69.0(42) [55.07-83.03] 74.1(27) [57.54-90.60] 0.0008 15.5(1869) [13.88-17.16] 21.5(929) [18.89-24.17] 0.324
All 95 59.1(889) [55.83-62.29] 54.5(486) [50.20-58.86] 0.666 20.0(26419) [19.55-20.51] 19.3(14357) [18.64-19.94] 0.913
  1. (%) = Malaria deaths as a proportion of all hospital confirmed cases, n=Total number of confirmed hospital cases.