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Table 3 Age-specific case fatality rates of cholera cases, Nigeria 2010

From: Descriptive characterization of the 2010 cholera outbreak in Nigeria

Age group (yrs) Cases with documented outcome Outcomes Age-specific case fatality rates (%)
Alive Dead
<5 3,940 3,788 152 3.9
5 – 17 4,680 4,443 237 5.1
18 – 44 5,015 4,792 223 4.4
45 – 64 1,282 1,160 122 9.5
65 and above 297 254 43 14.5
Total 15,214 14,437 777 5.1