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Table 8 Estimated worldwide annual non-fatal UAPP among the farming/occupational population by region

From: The global distribution of acute unintentional pesticide poisoning: estimations based on a systematic review

Region Subregion Population in subregion Population in reviewa Weightb Number of countriesa Sum of non-fatal cases in review Estimated non-fatal cases in subregion
AFRICA East 110,892,829 72,889,835 0.66 6 33,480,337 50,936,173
Middle-Southern 43,418,696 5,519,071 0.13 1 2,696,550 21,213,838
Northern 18,237,245 4,189,286 0.23 1 2,216,132 9,647,501
Western 52,622,701 28,778,253 0.55 6 18,502,947 33,833,710
AMERICA Caribbean 3,602,799 1,271,668 0.35 1 203,466 576,445
Central 11,986,716 259,564 0.02 1 83,060 3,835,727
North 2,931,504 2,294,329 0.78 1 1078 1377
South 24,345,793 18,917,959 0.78 6 6,165,372 7,934,306
ASIA Central 6,983,220 0 0.00 0 . .
Eastern 152,053,052 189,363,417 1.25 2 20,793,763 16,696,758
South-Eastern 105,088,068 94,439,399 0.90 6 49,645,682 55,243,562
Southern 292,859,652 282,851,206 0.97 5 174,141,658 180,303,510
Western Asia 14,083,454 889,267 0.06 3 231,353 3,663,972
EUROPE Eastern 12,990,116 0 0.00 0 . .
Northern 919,915 397,175 0.43 1 91,350 211,580
Southern 4,008,995 1,324,195 0.33 2 418,900 1,268,217
Western 1,920,615 797,471 0.42 1 57,863 139,357
OCEANIA AUS, NZ, Mel-Mic-Polynesia 1,620,369 349,697 0.22 1 270 1251
All   860,565,737 704,531,792   44 308,729,782 385,507,286
  1. acountries with data on non-fatal UAPP
  2. bwj = population in review divided by region’s population, details see text Estimation of international UAPP