Table 2

Estimated prevalence* of moderate/severe impairment in Mbita district, [ per 1000 children (95%CI)]
Impairment All children Boys Girls
(95% CI) (95% CI) (95% CI)
Any impairment 29.3 (12.99-45.61) 38.4 (1.80-74.94) 18.3 (4.25-56.47)
Cognitive 24.0 (8.91-39.13) 29.7 (9.71-152.94) 16.6 (3.07-54.24)
Epilepsy 0.64 (0.13-13.50) 1.1 (0.23-25.51) 0 (0.00-25.83)
Hearing 0.8 (0.23-13.81) 0.7 (0.09-24.94) 0.9 (0.10-27.34)
Motor 4.9 (0.81-20.92) 7.5 (0.56-37.41) 1.7 (0.47-28.63)
Visual 0.2 (0.00-12.82) 0.4 (0.00-24.32) 0 (0.00-25.83)
Total population 6363 3159 3104

*Formula to calculation of estimated prevalence = [(all TQQ positive × CWDs with TQQ positive/observed subjects with TQQ positive)+(all TQQ negative× CWDs with TQQ negative / observed subjects with TQQ negative)]/ 6263×1000.

Kawakatsu et al.

Kawakatsu et al. BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:186   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-12-186

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