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Volume 22, Number 3—March 2016

Mortality Rates during Cholera Epidemic, Haiti, 2010–2011

Francisco J. LuqueroComments to Author , Marc Rondy, Jacques Boncy, André Munger, Helmi Mekaoui, Ellen Rymshaw, Anne-Laure Page, Brahima Toure, Marie Amelie Degail, Sarala Nicolas, Francesco Grandesso, Maud Ginsbourger, Jonathan Polonsky, Kathryn P. Alberti, Mego Terzian, David Olson, Klaudia Porten, and Iza Ciglenecki
Author affiliations: Epicentre, Paris, France (F.J. Luquero, M. Rondy, A.-L. Page, B. Toure, M.A. Degail, S. Nicolas, F. Grandesso, M. Ginsbourger, J. Polonsky, K.P. Alberti, K. Porten); Ministry of Health, Port-au-Prince, Haiti (J. Boncy); Médecins Sans Frontières, Paris (A. Munger, M. Terzian, D. Olson); Médecins Sans Frontières, Geneva, Switzerland (H. Mekaoui, E. Rymshaw, I. Ciglenecki)

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Table 1

Sites and participants in study of mortality rates during cholera epidemic, Haiti, 2010–2011

Variable Study site
Gonaives Cap-Haïtien North Department Gaspard
Estimated population 228,725 16,000 173,904 17,000
No. clusters 105 Not applicable 138 Not applicable
No. households sampled 3,201 2,682 3,187 3,379
No. survey participants present on survey date 18,363 14,694 16,900 20,946
Average recall period, d 162 170 195 174
Median age (interquartile range), y 20 (11–30) 21 (12–32) 21 (11–40) 19 (9–36)
No. (%) children younger <5 y of age 1,921 (10.5) 1,482 (10.4) 1,690 (10.0) 2,574 (12.3)
Male-to-female ratio 0.84 0.87 0.91 0.99
Average household size (SD) 5.7 (2.5) 5.5 (3.1) 5.3 (2.3) 6.2 (2.8)
No. births 155 106 110 309

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