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Table 1 Measles cases patients. Epidemiological characteristics of measles cases admitted to Woliso hospital (South West Shewa Zone, Oromia Region, Ethiopia) from January 1, 2013, to April 9, 2017

From: The hidden burden of measles in Ethiopia: how distance to hospital shapes the disease mortality rate

Mean age (years) 6.1 (SD 8.9; range 0–65)
Deaths 36/1819 (2.0%)
Females 855/1819 (47.0%)
Vaccinated measles patients (2016) 120/295 (40.6%)
Hospital main catchment area
 Woreda Kebele Patients Deaths Population Distance (km)
 Woliso All kebeles 843 19 209,321 0–19.9
 Woliso Woliso town 379 8 52,849 0
 Woliso Obi 91 5 15.341 6.4
 Woliso Dilela 182 3 48,353 15.5
 Woliso Gurura 141 0 34,477 15.5
 Woliso Korke 50 3 58,301 19.9
 Wonchi All kebeles 296 1 110,275 15.0
 Goro All kebeles 147 3 55,640 22.1
 Ameya All kebeles 226 5 146,535 30.4
Woredas outside the hospital main catchment area
 Becho 41 3 91,116 33.7
 Welkite (Gurage Zone) 31 1 55,097 40.1
 Seden Sodo 19 1 82,969 45.0
 Dawo 23 0 101,133 49.5
 Ilu 19 0 75,326 55.9
 Tole 48 0 75,438 73.6
 Nono (West Shoa Zone) 45 1 108,356 82.7
 Kersa Ena Malima 1 1 97,761 137.0
 Other 80 1 Unknown Unknown