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Table 2 Cholera attack and case fatality rates stratified by the sub-counties of origin of cases during cholera outbreak in Kasese district, March–June 2015

From: Alkaline peptone water enrichment with a dipstick test to quickly detect and monitor cholera outbreaks

Place or Subcounty of Origin Number of cases Number of Deaths Projected Population Attack Rate Per 10,000 Case Fatality Rate
DRC 5 0 0.0 0.0%
Ihandiro 20 0 13,549 14.8 0.0%
Isango 3 0 8099 3.7 0.0%
Karambi 19 1 8099 23.5 5.3%
Katwe TC 1 0 6411 1.6 0.0%
Bwera 7 0 17,455 4.0 0.0%
MLTC 28 1 51,018 5.5 3.6%
Mukunyu 1 0 1854 0.3 0.0%
Maliba 8 0 47,585 1.7 0.0%
Kitswamba 31 0 30,009 10.3 0.0%
Nyakiyumbu 13 0 31,854 4.1 0.0%
Kitholhu 10 0 17,131 5.8 0.0%
Total 141 2 263,064 5.4 1.4%
  1. Note that five (5) patients came from the neighboring country, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
  2. Most of the cases came from the nearby sub-counties, close to the hospitals as shown in Fig. 3