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Table 2 Temporally aggregated pediatric admission data for malaria each of the five hospitals between 1999-2003, 2004-2006 and 2007-2009 expressed per 1,000 children aged 0-14 years at risk per annum and 95% confidence intervals computed using a Poisson distribution

From: Increasing malaria hospital admissions in Uganda between 1999 and 2009

Hospital location Kambuga Mubende Jinja Tororo Apac
Average annual malaria admission rate 1999-2003 (95% CI), total number of malaria admissions 4.79 (4.52 to 5.07), 5,846 7.80 (6.62 to 7.56), 4,448 5.93 (5.70 to 6.16), 12,570 9.56 (9.23 to 9.89), 15,899 17.18 (16.47 to 17.92), 10,879
Average annual malaria admission rate 2004-2006 (95% CI), total number of malaria admissions 11.95 (11.54 to 12.37), 9,372 10.39 (9.86 to 10.93), 4,374 7.89 (7.63 to 8.14), 11,114 14.74 (14.35 to 15.14), 16,332 22.04 (21.28 to 22.82), 9,602
Average annual malaria admission rate 2007-2009 (95% CI), total number of malaria admissions 5.06 (4.80 to 5.33), 4,180 10.84 (10.33 to 11.36), 5,038 10.25 (9.98 to 10.53), 15,671 14.20 (13.84 to 14.58), 17,182 22.56 (21.84 to 23.30), 10,870
Average annual non-malaria admission rate 1999-2003 (95% CI), total number of non-malaria admissions 1.50 (1.35 to 1.66), 1,823 4.82 (4.44 to 5.23), 3,000 4.69 (4.49 to 4.90), 9,880 2.89 (2.71 to 3.08), 4,729 11.89 (11.27 to 12.47), 5,328
Average annual non-malaria admission rate 2004-2006 (95% CI), total number of non-malaria admissions 1.50 (1.35 to 1.65), 1,176 5.08 (4.71 to 5.47), 2,142 3.25 (3.09 to 3.41), 4,568 2.32 (2.16 to 2.48), 2,570 10.67 (11.66 to 12.80), 5,328
Average annual non-malaria admission rate 2007-2009 (95% CI), total number of non-malaria admissions 1.21 (1.08 to 1.34), 998 5.31 (4.96 to 5.69), 2,465 3.38 (3.22 to 3.54), 5,174 3.59 (3.41 to 3.78), 4,296 10.67 (10.18 to 11.18), 5,119