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Table 1 The Distribution of HCV cases over the Libyan regions and districts 2007–2016

From: The geographic variation and spatiotemporal distribution of hepatitis C virus infection in Libya: 2007–2016

Regions and districts Study period
2007–2011 2012–2016 Total n(%)
Eastern region
 Butnan 2520 3020 5540 (14)
 Derna 975 1400 2375 (6)
 Jabal al Akhdar 1832 3000 4832 (12)
 Marj 1320 2100 3420 (9)
 Benghazi 6100 6312 12,412 (32)
 Al Wahat 2860 3158 6018 (15)
 Kufra 1513 3110 4623 (12)
Total 17,120 22,100 39,220 (34)
Western region
 Sirte 699 930 1629 (3)
 Misrata 841 1199 2040(4)
 Murqub 3401 4059 7460 (14)
 Tripoli 7160 8900 16,060 (30)
 Jafara 2750 2290 5040 (9)
 Zawiya 1419 2150 3569 (7)
 Nuqat al Khams 1400 2330 3730 (7)
 Jabal al Gharbi 4050 5020 9070 (17)
 Nalut 1490 3270 4760 (9)
Total 23,210 30,148 53,358 (46)
Southern region
 Jufra 752 1020 1772 (8)
 Wadi al Shati 1190 2119 3309 (15)
 Sebha 3222 4011 7233 (32)
 Wadi al Hayaa 1320 1860 3180 (14)
 Ghat 1316 2150 3466 (16)
 Murzuq 1400 1990 3390 (15)
Total 9200 13,150 22,350 (19)
All regions 49,530 (43) 65,398 (57) 114,928