Volume 15, Number 2—February 2009
Imported Malaria in Children in Industrialized Countries, 1992–2002
|Country||Total no. cases||No. deaths||Ratio (95% confidence interval)|
|United Kingdom||2,502||5||0.20 (0.06–0.47)|
|United States||1,225||4||0.33 (0.09–0.83)|
*All cases caused by Plasmodium falciparum. Children were <18 years of age, except in France and the United Kingdom, where data were available only for children <15 and <17 years of age, respectively. No data were available from Australia, Denmark, and the Netherlands.
†Data from 1993–2002 only.
‡Data from 1998–2002 only.
§Data from 1997–2002 only.