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Table 2 Malaria cases and malaria control methods used in Timor Leste 2006-2012

From: Evidence-based malaria control in Timor Leste from 2006 to 2012

Indicator 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Population 1,015,187 1,047,632 1,080,742 1,114,534 1,149,028 1,092,104 1,118,429
Clinical malaria cases 185.106 168,533 97,621 85,799 70,969 16,418 940
Confirmed Pf cases 24,219 34,174 34,406 34,517 36,528 14,261 2,016
Confirmed Pv cases 13,477 12,544 11,296 12,246 11,492 3,759 2,288
Confirmed mixed cases 200 151 272 567 469 1,720 958
Total cases 223,002 215,402 143,594 133,139 119,458 36,153 6,202
% change from previous year - -3.4 -33.4 -7.3 -10.3 -69.7 -82.8
% pf 64.5 73.2 73.2 74.1 76.3 81.0 56.5
Malarial deaths 58 26 10 56 58 16 4
Incidence/1000 population 220 206 133 119 104 33 6
Blood smears taken 96,485 114,283 92,870 85,538 110,494 82,175 64,318
RDTs used 0 0 0 34,152 85,751 127,272 117,599
LLINs distributed* 58,153 97,704 79,226 - 170,985 23,493 25,143
Houses sprayed with IRS - - - - 12,751 16,888 27,228
population protected with LLINs and IRS 116,306 311,714 470,166 353,860 500,422 388,956 219,621
  1. *Life expectancy of LLINs considered as three years.