Table 1

Rate ratios and attack rates per 1,000 people by suburb in Harare, 2008-2009 (n= 19,422 cholera cases)
Suburbs

Average

Elevation

in meters

Distance to

Chitungwiza

in meters

Quintiles of the

distance to Chitungwiza

(Q1-Q5)

Cases Population

Attack rates

per 1,000 people

(95% CI)

Rate ratios

(95% CI)

Hopley 1471 9095 1 541 5994 90.3 (82.8-98.2) 7.00 (6.43-7.63)
Waterfalls 1457 12523 1 548 7347 74.6 (68.4-81.1) 5.79 (5.32-6.30)
Mbare 1452 16562 2 2138 92219 23.2 (22.2-24.2) 1.80 (1.72-1.88)
Budiriro 1415 20484 3 2536 109545 23.2 (22.2-24.1) 1.80 (1.72-1.87)
Glen View-Glen Norah 1420 14731 1 4583 234353 19.6 (19.0-20.1) 1.52 (1.47-1.57)
Highfield 1433 15069 1 824 48713 16.9 (15.8-18.1) 1.31 (1.22-1.41)
Hatfield 1504 15857 1 355 28959 12.3 (11.0-13.6) 0.95 (0.86-1.06)
Chitungwiza 1425 0 0 3710 321782 11.5 (11.1-12.0) 0.89 (0.86-0.93)
Mufakose 1419 23106 3 568 52921 10.7 (9.8-11.6) 0.83 (0.77-0.91)
Dzivarasekwa 1440 28724 5 435 43302 10.0 (9.1-11.0) 0.78 (0.71-0.86)
Tafara 1568 24962 4 712 72737 9.8 (9.0-10.5) 0.76 (0.70-0.82)
City Centre 1489 21155 3 123 12609 9.8 (8.1-11.6) 0.76 (0.63-0.90)
Kuwadzana 1434 26513 4 759 109137 7.0 (6.4-7.4) 0.54 (0.50-0.58)
Epworth 1516 18323 2 824 130267 6.3 (5.9-6.7) 0.49 (0.46-0.53)
Kambuzuma 1439 20673 3 183 29796 6.1 (5.2-7.1) 0.48 (0.41-0.55)
Mt. Pleasant 1495 30789 5 32 5368 6.0 (4.1-8.4) 0.47 (0.33-0.65)
Malbourg 1473 32445 5 47 9600 4.9 (3.5-6.5) 0.38 (0.29-0.51)
Rugare 1445 18944 2 61 12718 4.8 (3.7-6.1) 0.37 (0.29-0.48)
Milton Park 1471 23612 4 21 4405 4.8 (2.9-7.3) 0.37 (0.24-0.57)
Avondale 1491 26243 4 47 10613 4.4 (3.2-5.8) 0.34 (0.26-0.46)
Borrowdale 1498 32400 5 63 14746 4.3 (3.2-5.4) 0.33 (0.26-0.42)
Eastlea 1495 21810 3 29 6991 4.1 (2.7-5.9) 0.32 (0.22-0.46)
Southerton 1450 17951 2 42 10385 4.0 (3.0-5.5) 0.31 (0.23-0.42)
Belvedere 1465 21532 3 30 10353 2.9 (1.9-4.1) 0.22 (0.16-0.32)
Mabelreign 1484 28900 5 16 6065 2.6 (1.5-4.2) 0.20 (0.13-0.33)
Greendale 1538 22662 3 31 14661 2.1 (1.4-3.0) 0.16 (0.12-0.23)
Arcadia 1480 17880 2 12 5681 2.1 (1.1-3.7) 0.16 (0.09-0.29)
Warren Park 1456 23702 4 100 57341 1.7 (1.4-2.1) 0.14 (0.11-0.16)
Highlands 1521 26462 4 12 6545 1.8 (0.9-3.2) 0.14 (0.08-0.25)
Hillside 1485 20116 2 8 4806 1.7 (0.7-3.2) 0.13 (0.06-0.26)
Tynwald 1460 26891 5 32 27398 1.2 (0.7-1.6) 0.09 (0.06-0.13)
All Suburbs - - - 19422 1507359 12.9 (12.7-13.1) 1

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