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Table 5District hospital admissions death rates and malaria case fatality rates, 1989–2002*

1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1998 2000 2002
General admissions 14,025 15,581 10,218 11,117 12,829 12,328 13,966 13,148 14,739 15,361 16,234
Deaths 587 647 638 489 747 587 802 870 912 987 1,015
Death rates per.1,000 41.8 41.5 62.4 44.0 58.2 47.6 57.4 66.2 61.9 64.2 62.5
Malaria admissions 3,803 3,445 3,213 4,855 NA 3,681 4,108 4,899 6,531 6,125 5,891
Malaria deaths 137 145 103 150 132 275 255 332 298 313 335
Malaria fatality rates per 1,000 36 42 32 31 NA 74.7 62.1 67.8 45.6 51.1 56.9
Malaria deaths as a proportion of all hospital deaths 0.23 0.22 0.16 0.31 0.18 0.47 0.31 0.38 0.32 0.32 0.33
*

NA = no records were available.

From: Malaria Control at the District Level in Africa: The Case of the Muheza District in Northeastern Tanzania

Cover of The Intolerable Burden of Malaria II: What's New, What's Needed
The Intolerable Burden of Malaria II: What's New, What's Needed: Supplement to Volume 71(2) of the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
Breman JG, Alilio MS, Mills A, editors.
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