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Table 2 Distribution of diphtheria cases with case fatality rate by districts in Sada'a, 2017–2020, Yemen

From: Diphtheria resurgence in Sada'a-Yemen, 2017–2020

Districts Population Probable cases Percent Incidence rate /100000 Deaths CFR (%) OR (95% CI) P value
Sa'ada 89,029 79 11 89 2 3 Ref  
Sahar 207,208 296 40 143 23 8 3.24 (0.78–14.04) 0.128
Majz 106,420 110 15 103 3 3 1.08 (0.18–6.61) 1.00
As Safra 78,828 75 10 95 7 9 0.40 (0.79–19.72) 0.092
Haydan 94,143 65 9 69 2 3 1.22 (0.17–8.92) 1.00
Sageena 81,755 28 4 34 4 14 6.41 (1.11–37.2)  < 0.05
kitaf wa alboque 67,169 26 3 39 3 12 5.02 (0.79–31.9) 0.096
Monabbiha 81,002 13 2 16 4 31 17.11(2.74–106.9)  < 0.05
Qatabir 35,268 12 2 34 0 0 N/A N/A
Al Hashwa 22,412 10 1 45 0 0 N/A N/A
Razh 97,836 7 1 7 0 0 N/A N/A
Gammer 30,658 4 1 13 0 0 N/A N/A
Al Dhaher 33,710 1 0 3 0 0 N/A N/A
Sheda 16,696 1 0 6 0 0 N/A N/A
Bagim 35,869 20 3 56 0 0 N/A N/A
Total 1,078,000 747 100 69 48 6.4   
  1. aBorder districts and ongoing conflict