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Table 2 Years of Life Lost (YLL) due to rhodesiense sleeping sickness in Serere, Uganda. Values are mean values (with lower and upper 95% confidence intervals) from 10,000 Monte-Carlo simulations, derived from data from 1999–2005.

From: Estimating the burden of rhodesiense sleeping sickness during an outbreak in Serere, eastern Uganda

Age of onset Study population Annual reported non-fatal early cases Annual reported non-fatal late cases Annual reported deaths Annual YLLs with 0% under-reporting (age weighted) Annual YLLs with 0% under-reporting (non-age weighted) Annual deaths with 69% under-reporting Annual YLLs with 69% under-reporting (age weighted) Annual YLLs with 69% under-reporting (non-age weighted)
0–4 7145 1.6 (0–3) 2.1 (0–4) 0.1 (0–1) 4 (0–28) 3.5 (0–24.8) 2.8 (0.5–5.5) 86.9 (17–170) 71.4 (13.9–140.1)
5–14 12432 5.7 (2–13) 11.4 (3–17) 1 (0–3) 33.2 (0–100.5) 24 (0–73.3) 12.7 (4.2–27) 423.2 (141.1–902.5) 308.7 (102.4–660.5)
15–29 12687 9.9 (3–16) 16.7 (9–23) 0.7 (0–2) 19.7 (0–52.8) 14.9 (0–40.4) 19 (7–34.8) 552.7 (199.1–1027.2) 406.3 (147.3–752.8)
30–44 6857 4.6 (1–8) 9.4 (4–18) 0.6 (0–1) 10.3 (0–18.7) 9.8 (0–18) 10.1 (4.4–21.8) 210.6 (90.6–444.7) 184.6 (79.8–391.8)
45–59 4668 2.4 (0–5) 6.7 (3–10) 0.1 (0–1) 1.9 (0–13.1) 2.1 (0–15) 6.5 (2.1–12.2) 83.4 (28.6–154.3) 93.3 (31.4–171.5)
60–69 1850 2.4 (0–5) 4.1 (3–7) 0.9 (0–2) 6.1 (0–16.4) 8.7 (0–22.6) 5.4 (1.6–10.4) 39.4 (10.4–74.3) 55.6 (15–105.9)
70–79 781 0.1 (0–1) 2.3 (0–4) 0.3 (0–1) 1.1 (0–4.4) 1.9 (0–7.5) 1.9 (0–4.6) 8 (0–19.2) 13.5 (0–32.5)
80+ 235 0.6 (0–3) 0.4 (0–2) 0.1 (0–1) 0.2 (0–1.2) 0.4 (0–3) 0.8 (0–3.5) 1.6 (0–6.5) 3.5 (0–14.3)
Totals 46655 27.3 (7–48) 53.3 (24–73) 3.9 (1–8) 76.4 (17.3–160) 65.4 (16.2–132.1) 59.2 (25.2–109.1) 1405.8 (608.8–2657.2) 1136.8 (493–2132.2)