Skip to main content

Table 1 Trends in paediatric admissions during the period January1999 to March 2007 at three sites on the Kenyan coast.

From: The decline in paediatric malaria admissions on the coast of Kenya

  1999 2006 Change (%) Intercept (95% confidence interval) Trend (95% confidence interval)
Malaria Admissions      
Total across sites 4611 1796 -61   
Kilifi 2395 660 -72 259.57 (155.64, 363.49) -1.67 (-2.29, -1.05)
Kwale 1053 418 -60 80.12 (58.88, 101.35) -0.43 (-0.65, -0.21)
Malindi 1163 718 -38 119.15 (84.00, 154.31) -0.33 (-0.59, -0.08)
Non-Malaria Admissions      
Total across sites 5215 7724 48   
Kilifi 2791 4243 52 236.72 (194.95, 278.50) 1.37 (0.92,1.81)
Kwale 1022 1175 15 73.47 (50.16, 96.78) -0.01 (-0.31, 0.29)
Malindi 1402 2306 64 79.45 (57.55, 101.35) 0.91 (0.60, 1.23)
Rainfall      
Kilifi 1197.7 2099.7 75 81.98 (38.27, 125.58) 0.10 (-0.65, 0.85)
Kwale 1591.1 1910.2 20 48.96 (4.55, 93.37) -0.04 (-0.89, 0.80)
Malindi 1020.7 1505.2 47 84.32 (52.82, 115.83) 0.02 (-0.40, 0.44)
  1. p < 0.001. Not significant (p > 0.05).