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Table 2 Mean incidence of malaria per age category, Limpopo Province, 1998 – 1999 to 2006 – 2007 seasons

From: Malaria incidence in Limpopo Province, South Africa, 1998–2007

Age category (years) Mean no. of reported malaria cases per season Mean incidence rate (per 100,000 person-years) (95% CI) Mean no. of reported malaria deaths per season Mean CFR (%)
0 – 4 524 78.3 (71.6 – 85.0) 2.6 0.5
5 – 9 713 99.4 (92.2 – 106.7) 1.3 0.2
10 – 14 834 116.7 (108.8 – 124.6) 2.6 0.3
15 – 19 873 133.2 (124.4 – 142.0) 4.0 0.5
20 – 24 758 150.8 (139.5 – 160.9) 4.9 0.6
25 – 29 588 148.2 (136.2 – 160.2) 6.6 1.1
30 – 34 513 171.5 (156.7 – 186.3) 7.7 1.5
35 – 39 424 172.8 (156.3 – 189.2) 5.9 1.4
40 – 44 337 160.3 (143.2 – 177.4) 5.3 1.6
45 – 49 261 141.6 (124.5 – 158.8) 7.9 3.0
50 – 54 212 136.7 (118.3 – 155.1) 4.8 2.2
55 – 59 137 111.0 (92.4 – 129.6) 3.9 2.8
≥ 60 320 84.4 (75.1 – 93.6) 12.1 3.8