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Table 2 Case fatality rates of cholera outbreak 2010 stratified by states and sex, Nigeria 2010 (n =15,316)

From: Descriptive characterization of the 2010 cholera outbreak in Nigeria

State Female Male Overall CFR (%)
Total number of cases Alive Dead CFR (%) Total number of cases Alive Dead CFR (%)
Adamawa 1,054 994 60 5.7 948 885 63 6.6 6.1
Borno 1,188 1,105 83 7.0 1,314 1,246 68 5.2 6.0
Gombe 544 527 17 3.1 516 493 23 4.5 3.8
Jigawa 369 349 20 5.4 358 343 15 4.2 4.8*
Kaduna 385 365 20 5.2 393 373 20 5.1 5.1
Katsina 2,827 2,720 107 3.8 1,903 1,810 93 4.9 4.2
Sokoto 131 118 13 9.9 117 108 9 7.7 8.9*
Taraba 240 222 18 7.5 296 277 19 6.4 6.9*
Yobe 1,259 1,208 51 4.1 1,474 1,389 85 5.8 5.0
Total 7,997 7,608 389 4.9 7,319 6,924 395 5.4 5.1
  1. *States with cholera camps during the outbreak.