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Table 1 Reported malaria cases and top 3 major causes for clinical consultations in Ouagadougou 2001.

From: Rapid urban malaria appraisal (RUMA) I: Epidemiology of urban malaria in Ouagadougou

Age category Simple malaria Severe malaria LRTI¥ Skin/wounds Diarrhoea Total consultations
Infants < 1 year 31,430 (32.4%) 3,478 (3.6%) 15,348 (15.8%) 7,765 (8.0%) 16,306 (16.8%) 97,001
Children 1–4 years 58,070 (37.7%) 7,542 (4.9%) 20,592 (13.4%) 12,410 (8.0%) 20,338 (13.2%) 154,196
Children 5–14 years 38,283 (41.4%) 3,765 (4.1%) 9,120 (9.9%) 13,167 (14.2%) 3,424 (3.7%) 92,436
Adults ≥ years 75,683 (29.9%) 5,286 (2.1%) 20,862 (8.3%) 30,095 (11.9%) 10,884 (4.3%) 252,732
Total 203,466 (34.1%) 20,071 (3.4%) 65,922 (11.1%) 63,437 (10.6%) 50,952 (8.5%) 596,365
  1. ¥LTRI: Low Tract Respiratory Infection
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