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Table 2 Overall and median incidence of confirmed P. falciparum per 1,000 population* by province (ranked from highest to lowest) in the Lao People's Democratic Republic, 2008.

From: High heterogeneity in Plasmodium falciparum risk illustrates the need for detailed mapping to guide resource allocation: a new malaria risk map of the Lao People's Democratic Republic

Province (number of villages and health centres surveyed) Overall incidence of P. falciparum per 1,000 population Median incidence of P. falciparum per 1,000 population Min-max incidence of P. falciparum per 1,000 (standard deviation)
Sekong (143) 32.7 23.5 0-783.0 (109.0)
Attapeu (172) 24.7 14.3 0-208.0 (28.6)
Savannakhet (495) 11.5 4.6 0-200.5 (27.7)
Saravane (391) 9.6 4.7 0-362.2 (50.4)
Champasack (540) 3.3 0 0-98.2 (9.5)
Khammouane (173) 2.9 0 0-103.0 (15.8)
Phongsaly (94) 2 0 0-100.0 (15.8)
Luangprabang (608) 0.9 0 0-62.5 (5.5)
Bokeo (82) 0.7 0 0-20.7 (2.4)
Oudomxay (128) 0.7 0 0-38.1 (5.6)
Luangnamtha (72) 0.4 0 0-8.8 (1.3)
Xaignabury (153) 0.1 0 0-18.7 (1.6)
Xiengkhuang (285) 0.1 0 0-11.6 (0.8)
Bolikhamxay (228) 0.1 0 0-27.1 (1.8)
Vientiane (151) 0.1 0 0-7.2 (1.1)
Huaphan (334) 0.1 0 0-32.0 (1.8)
Vientiane Capital (57) 0.01 0 0-6.5 (1.0)
  1. * Cases diagnosed by rapid diagnostic tests in villages and health centres (n = 4,106) in 2008 as recorded during a country wide survey conducted between December 2008 and January 2009. Malaria cases diagnosed by provincial and district hospitals, and malaria stations are excluded.