Table 19.5Prevalence Estimates of IGT, by Country, 2003

Number of people with IGT age 20–79 (thousands)
CountryPopulation age (20–79) (thousands)IGT prevalence (%)MaleFemaleAge 20–39Age 40–59Age 60–79Total
Angola5,8467.5190.2251.0193.9152.495.0441.2
Benin2,9116.999.3102.782.977.541.5202.0
Botswana7167.031.418.915.312.322.750.3
Burkina Faso4,9697.0156.8189.3144.6113.288.3346.1
Burundi2,8607.596.2127.094.476.542.4213.2
Cameroon7,2782.2104.556.423.986.450.6161.0
Cape Verde2286.86.29.27.24.24.015.4
Central African Republic1,7807.463.069.247.349.235.7132.3
Chad3,6742.329.953.521.038.523.983.4
Comoros3557.311.314.712.48.74.926.0
Congo, Dem. Rep. of22,4367.6729.1966.7746.0572.8377.01,695.8
Congo, Rep. of1,4037.248.751.739.536.524.4100.4
Côte d'Ivoire7,9597.2308.9262.6219.2219.5132.8571.5
Djibouti3002.62.35.61.53.92.57.9
Equatorial Guinea2267.58.38.66.06.44.416.8
Eritrea1,9067.662.682.062.751.530.3144.6
Ethiopia29,5627.6978.61,270.7966.5796.1486.72,249.3
Gabon6478.125.726.715.520.116.852.5
Gambia, The7037.426.025.818.921.511.551.9
Ghana9,98612.0564.8636.3529.4409.1262.61,201.1
Guinea3,8557.0137.9133.9109.0104.957.8271.7
Guinea-Bissau5887.421.422.015.916.710.843.4
Kenya14,6047.2461.0592.7514.6338.9200.21,053.7
Lesotho1,0408.558.730.119.722.546.588.8
Liberia1,5736.552.050.649.830.422.4102.7
Madagascar7,7827.5256.3331.0257.2207.1122.9587.3
Malawi5,1317.5166.1221.0170.5131.685.0387.2
Mali5,2317.2183.2193.8148.2129.099.9377.1
Mauritania1,3092.310.818.97.514.37.929.7
Mozambique8,6817.6286.0376.5284.6228.3149.6622.5
Namibia8318.043.322.917.015.433.766.1
Niger4,7286.7160.8157.1140.8117.759.4318.0
Nigeria54,2487.11,947.91,900.51,527.51,432.8888.13,848.4
Réuniona47416.229.247.629.231.016.676.8
Rwanda3,6457.2114.7149.5128.583.352.4264.2
São Tomé and Principeb1078.14.34.32.63.52.68.7
Senegal4,6077.0160.5162.2131.1124.755.9322.7
Seychellesa,b4916.13.24.72.93.21.77.9
Sierra Leone2,2687.279.882.863.262.536.9162.6
Somalia4,0867.4129.9171.1139.6104.556.9301.0
South Africa24,7417.21,201.8573.4498.6553.8722.81,775.2
Swaziland4507.823.411.79.18.917.035.1
Tanzania16,6167.3525.5694.8574.2413.1233.11,220.3
Togo2,1967.177.178.562.157.436.1155.6
Uganda10,0187.3319.3407.9351.2233.9142.1727.2
Zambia4,6257.4151.4189.5158.8107.274.9340.9
Zimbabwe5,6867.2285.0124.2126.999.6182.6409.2
Total295,0657.310,42610,9848,7897,4345,18621,410

Source: Adapted with permission from IDF 2003.

Note: The totals may not be the exact sum of columns due to rounding.

a. Réunion and the Seychelles were deemed to have the same ethnicity and distribution as Mauritius.

b. Population number as described in the CIA World Fact Book 2002, with age distribution adjustment to that of the world population in 2003.

From: Chapter 19, Diabetes Mellitus

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Disease and Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa. 2nd edition.
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