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Table 1 Age and sex specific incidence of malaria per 1000 population in Sudan in 2002

From: The burden of malaria in Sudan: incidence, mortality and disability – adjusted life – years

Age group Males Females Total
0–4 310 256 283
5–14 361 320 381
15–29 298 294 296
30–44 222 214 218
45–59 249 185 217
60–69 203 183 193
70–79 203 183 193
80+ 203 183 193
Overall 297 267 282
  1. Children 5 – 14 years had the highest incidence of malaria. The incidence declined afterwards to rise in males 45 – 59 years old. In all age groups, the incidence was higher in males than in females.