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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 2

Crude and diarrhea-specific mortality rates during cholera epidemic, Haiti, 2010–2011

Variable Study site
Gonaives Cap-Haïtien North Department Gaspard
Study population 18,363 14,694 16,900 20,946
Person-years 8,121 6,230 9,027 10,004
No. deaths 159 194 275 355
Crude mortality rate (95% CI)* 19.1 (14.9–24.4) 28.4 30.2 (23.5–38.8) 35.4
No. diarrhea-related deaths 105 166 224 277
Diarrhea-specific mortality rate (95% CI)* 12.4 (8.9–17.2) 24.3 24.5 (18.5–32.6) 27.7

*No. deaths per 1,000 person-years, calculated by using Poisson regression taking into account the survey design.

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