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Table 1 Trends in reported malaria cases among children under-five from heath facilities in Ghana

From: Malaria infection among children under-five: the use of large-scale interventions in Ghana

  Malaria morbidity (OPD) In-patient malaria cases In-patient malaria death
Year < 5 OPD cases < 5 malaria casesa % < 5 In- patient cases <  5 in-patient malaria cases % < 5 Death <  5 Malaria deaths %
2000 1,411,860 516,337 36.57 98,507 27,478 27.89 8872 3952 44.54
2001 1,645,378 684,420 41.60 121,037 43,363 35.83 7804 2717 34.82
2002 1,184,624 518,081 43.73 133,963 42,887 32.01 8713 2914 33.44
2003 1,208,151 483,668 40.03 517,566 131,148 25.34 7636 2195 28.75
2004 1,485,451 513,449 34.57 844,091 196,429 23.27 5727 1380 24.10
2005 1,757,833 562,941 32.02 165,786 38,840 23.43 6610 2026 30.65
2006 1,772,727 579,947 32.71 52,429 10,602 20.22 3305 973 29.44
2007 3,417,098 1,056,331 30.91 113,952 22,019 19.32 5263 1241 23.58
2008 2,852,073 1,472,246 51.62 181,427 99,217 54.69 4901 1697 34.63
2009 3,635,219 1,003,612 27.61 250,796 122,575 48.87 6106 1505 24.65
2010 2,028,508 1,082,673 53.37 222,559 137,319 61.70 5345 1812 33.90
2011 3,130,270 1,709,549 54.61 343,085 129,110 37.63 5225 1539 29.45
2012 5,999,707 3,125,069 52.09 280,762 177,836 63.34 5044 1129 22.38
  1. Source: Authors’ compilation using National Malaria Control Program (NMCP) routine data
  2. aMalaria cases include clinical and confirmed cases of infection