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Table 2 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 22,421.4 (22,109.0–22,433.8) Partial Partial
2 Malaria (clinical) 6865.8 (6858.3–6873.3) 46 (53%) 29 (81%)
3 Typhoid fever (Salmonella Typhi) 1496.5 (1492.9–1500.1) 45 (52%) 25 (69%)
4 Chicken pox 325.4 (323.7–327.1) Partial No information
5 Brucellosis 192.2 (190.9–193.5) 32 (37%) 16 (44%)
6 Dysentery (Shigella species or Entamoeba histolytica) 123.7 (122.7–124.7) Partial Shigella dysenteriae (33%) Partial Shigella dysenteriae (18%)
7 Bilharziosis 82.6 (81.7–83.4) No information No information
8 Tuberculosis 67.4 (66.7–68.2) 34 (40%) 24 (67%)
9 New AIDS cases 59.9 (59.2–60.7) 39 (45%) 28 (78%)
10 Infectious hepatitis 26.2 (25.8–26.7) 29 (34%) 24 (67%)
11 Measles 14.7 (14.3–15.0) No information No information
12 Meningococcal meningitis 2.9 (2.7–3.0) 22 (26%) 13 (36%)
13 Plague (Yersinia pestis) 1.0 (0.9–1.1) 6 (7%) 1 (3%)
14 Yellow Fever 0.5 (0.48–0.62) 6 (7%) 2 (6%)
15 Cholera 0.3 (0.29–0.4) 27 (31%) 15 (42%)
16 Viral hemorrhagic fever 0.25 (0.21–0.3) Partial Partial
  1. aAdjusted data (based on reporting rates) according to the information provided by KNBS [6]