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Table 1 Leprosy, population, and geographic characteristics of the sub-districts.

From: The spatial distribution of leprosy cases during 15 years of a leprosy control program in Bangladesh: An observational study

Sub-district Cases Person-years NCDR* Area (km2) No. Towns No. Clinics
Nilphamari Sadar 2,501 5,003,010 0.50 249.8 2 1
Saidpur 1,654 3,375,432 0.49 339.2 1 1
Kishoregonj 1,002 4,140,829 0.24 332.8 2 1
Jaldhaka 2,215 3,791,886 0.58 338.8 2 1
Domar 1,647 2,910,790 0.57 256.3 2 1
Dimla 2,041 3,125,001 0.65 124.1 3 1
Total 11,060 22,346,947 0.49 1640.9 12 6
  1. *New case detection rate per 1,000 person-years