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Table 4 Reported simple malaria cases among total consultations in 4 African cities, all ages. CHU = Centre Hospitalier Universitaire.

From: Rapid urban malaria appraisal (RUMA) in sub-Saharan Africa

a) Abidjan 2001
Communes Adjamé & Attécoubé Cocody Yopougon Abobo Plateau Treichville & Marcory Port-Bouét & Koumassi Total % of admission
Health centers 35,714 55,500 - 71,437 - - 62,607 225,258  
CHU No CHU 2,525 - No CHU No CHU 12,375 No CHU 14,900  
Total 35,714 58,025 - 71,437 - 12,375 62,607 240,158 40.2
b) Ouagadougou 2001
Sanitary District Kossodo   Paul VI   Pissy   Secteur 30 Total % of admission
Total 16,007   24,527   95,868   67,064 203,466 29.3–41.4
c) Dar es Salaam 2000
District hospitals Ilala    Kinondoni    Temeke Total % of admission
Total 178,016    498,991    395,566 1,072,573 45.4–53.7
d) Cotonou 2002
Sanitary District I II III IV V VI   Total % of admission
Total 6,759 9,678 17,339 7,108 29,890 29,483   100,257 32.1–35.9
  1. Reported number of malaria cases divided by the total number of consultations.
  2. Both Ilala and Temeke district hospitals have malaria reported weekly and monthly. The raw dataset of malaria reports of district hospitals in Kinondoni was missing in 2001. Total numbers of consultations were estimated.