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Table 3 Morbidity rates/1,000 population and percent of the 10 leading causes of diseases by age group in Guinea (females, 2008)

From: A step forward for understanding the morbidity burden in Guinea: a national descriptive study

Rank 0-4 years 5-14 years 15-24 years 25-64 years 65 years and over
1 Malaria Malaria Malaria Malaria Malaria
  128 (36%) 120 (41%) 95 (40%) 124 (36%) 120 (22%)
2 Respiratory infections Diarrheal diseases Respiratory infections Diarrheal diseases Respiratory infections
  98 (27%) 35 (12%) 34 (14%) 38 (11%) 105 (19%)
3 Helminthiases Respiratory infections Helminthiases Respiratory infections Helminthiases
  35 (10%) 31 (11%) 23 (10%) 31 (9%) 58 (11%)
4 Diarrheal diseases Helminthiases Anemia Helminthiases Anemia
  28 (8%) 28 (9%) 13 (6%) 28 (8%) 34.55 (6%)
5 Malnutrition Malnutrition Malnutrition Injuries Malnutrition
  16 (4%) 11 (4%) 12 (5%) 14 (4%) 28 (5%)
6 Anemia Anemia Diarrheal diseases Genitourinary diseases Hypertension
  6 (2%) 10 (3%) 12 (5%) 14 (4%) 24 (4%)
7 E.N.T infections Genitourinary diseases Dental and Oral diseases Malnutrition Dermatologic diseases
  6 (2%) 9 (3%) 6 (2%) 13 (4%) 20 (4%)
8 Ocular infections Dental and Oral diseases Articular diseases Anemia Articular diseases
  6 (2%) 7 (2%) 4 (2%) 12 (3%) 18 (3%)
9 Measles Ocular infections Gastritis, Ulcers Dental and Oral diseases Gastritis, Ulcers
  6 (2%) 5 (2%) 4 (2%) 11 (3%) 17 (3%)
10 Dermatologic diseases Dermatologic diseases Hypertension Hypertension Dental and Oral diseases
  5 (1%) 4 (1%) 4 (2%) 7 (2%) 15 (3%)
  1. Note: E.N.T infections mean ear, nose, and throat infections.