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Table 1 Incidence and recrudescence of Plasmodium falciparum in 1999 in nine districts of Sri Lanka

From: Sri Lanka Malaria Maps

District P. falciparum cases Population P. falciparum incidence (× 1000) Recrudes-cent cases* Number of patients followed for 28 days* Proportion re-crudescent*
Anuradhapura 5,132 725,557 7.07 49 99 0.49
Badulla 633 1,073,134 0.59 34 100 0.34
Hambantota 1,018 495,702 2.05 35 100 0.35
Kurunegala 2,073 1,462,149 1.42 42 100 0.42
Matale 1,116 495,511 2.25 36 100 0.36
Moneragala 7,215 448,226 16.10 62 100 0.62
Polonnaruwa 978 319,632 3.06 50 100 0.50
Puttalam 3,375 843,410 4.00 53 97 0.55
Ratnapura 2,685 1,035,690 2.59 42 100 0.42
  1. * Data reproduced with permission of Dr. G.N.L. Galappaththy [7]