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Table 1 Incidence of disease age <5 years

From: The capacity of diagnostic laboratories in Kenya for detecting infectious diseases

  List of diseases 2014 Kenya (age <5 years) Adjusted incidence ratea (95% C.I.) Total facilities 86 facilities N (%) Public health facilities 36 facilities N (%)
1 Other dis. of respiratory system 87,866.3 (87,842.2–87,890.4) Partial Partial
2 Malaria (clinical) 21,073.6 (21,043.5–21,103.7) 46 (53%) 29 (81%)
3 Diarrhea 20,548.0 (20,518.1–20,577.8) Partial Partial
4 Pneumonia 7633.5 (7613.9–7653.1) No information No information
5 Chicken pox 1164.8 (1156.9–1172.8) Partial No information
6 Mumps 848.6 (841.9–855.4) No information No information
7 Typhoid fever (Salmonella Typhi) 456.9 (451.9–461.9) 45 (52%) 25 (69%)
8 Dysentery (Shigella species or Entamoeba histolytica) 341.7 (337.4–346.0) Partial Shigella dysenteriae (33%) Partial Shigella dysenteriae (18%)
9 Bilharziosis 101.3 (99.0–103.7) No information No information
10 Brucellosis 37.0 (35.6–38.4) 32 (37%) 16 (44%)
11 Tuberculosis 32.6 (31.3–33.9) 34 (40%) 24 (67%)
12 Infectious hepatitis 28.5 (27.2–29.7) 29 (34%) 24 (67%)
13 New AIDS cases 23.7 (22.6–24.8) 39 (45%) 28 (78%)
14 Tetanus (Clostridium tetani) 22.3 (21.3–23.5) 11 (13%) 2 (6%)
15 Meningococcal meningitis 7.3 (6.7–8.0) 22 (26%) 13 (36%)
16 Yellow fever 0.9 (0.7–1.1) 6 (7%) 2 (6%)
17 Viral hemorrhagic fever 0.1 (0.06–0.2) Partial Partial
18 Plague (Yersinia pestis) 0.05 (0.02–0.14) 6 (7%) 1 (3%)
  1. aAdjusted data (based on reporting rates) according to the information provided by KNBS [6]