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Table 2 Selected demographic and socio-economic characteristics of the study settings

From: Determinants of leptospirosis in Sri Lanka: Study Protocol

  Kandy Kegalle Matale
Total population 1,279,028 785,524 441,328
Land area (km2) 1,940 1,693 1,993
Crude birth rate (per 1000 population) 22.4 11.5 16.7
Crude death rate (per 1000 population) 6.6 5.8 5
Median per capita income (Rupees) 16,203 13,114 14,119
Paddy harvested area (hectares) 30,752 25,070 14,598