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Volume 8, Number 6—June 2002

Perspective

Clinical Epidemiology of Malaria in the Highlands of Western Kenya

Simon I. Hay*†Comments to Author , Abdisalan M. Noor†, Milka Simba†, Millie Busolo‡, Helen L. Guyatt*†, Sam A. Ochola‡, and Robert W. Snow*†‡
Author affiliations: *University of Oxford, Oxford, UK; †Kenya Medical Research Institute/Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Nairobi, Kenya; ‡Ministry of Health, Nairobi, Kenya;

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Table 1

Mean monthly child and adult admissions at the three study hospitals, Kenyaa

Mean monthly admissions
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total
Kilgoris (1980-1999) Child 96 154 164 127 151 242 296 158 60 34 27 34 1,543
Adult 49 81 73 61 68 94 112 60 41 26 16 21 702
Kisii (1987–2000)
Child 401 465 515 483 632 913 1,000 539 336 248 233 281 6,046
Adult 239 300 285 267 285 357 387 271 193 190 173 200 3,147
Tabaka (1981–2000)
Child 197 201 229 231 231 385 371 230 193 178 158 156 2,760
Adult 87 85 97 91 93 160 154 101 87 74 69 71 1,169

aChildren are defined as <15 years of age. Adults are >15 years.

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