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Table 2 Population adjusted human animal-bite injuries incidence per 100,000 persons by Sex, Age group and County, 2011–2016

From: Epidemiology and surveillance of human animal-bite injuries and rabies post-exposure prophylaxis, in selected counties in Kenya, 2011–2016

Variable Catchment pop (Yr. 2016) Bite cases Average cases per year Bite Incidence/100,000 persons CMLE Rate Ratio P-value
Sex
 Male 243,029 4019 804 331 1.4 (1.2, 1.5) < 0.0001
 Female 272,094 3286 657 242 Reference  
Age group
  < 15 years 215,139 2607 521 242 0.8 (0.7, 0.9) < 0.0001
 15+ years 289,984 4594 919 317 Reference  
Counties
 Kilifi 126,843 1913 383 302 0.8 (0.7, 1.0) 0.0157
 Kitui 93,485 1266 253 271 0.8 (0.6, 0.9) 0.0002
 Machakos 48,684 295 59 121 0.3 (0.3, 0.5) < 0.001
 Nandi 120,612 1762 353 292 0.8 (0.7, 0.9) 0.0051
 Overall 505,124 7307 1461 289 0.8 (0.7, 0.9) 0.0002
 Kisumu 115,500 2071 414 359 Reference