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Table 1 Demographic, geographical and epidemiological profile (2015–16) of the LPEP program sites

From: Introducing leprosy post-exposure prophylaxis into the health systems of India, Nepal and Indonesia: a case study

Country (2015–16) India Nepal Indonesia
Sub-national area Dadra & Nagar Haveli, UT Jhapa District Morang District Parsa District Sumenep District
Population 427,462 887,023 1,044,071 660,249 1,059,000
Area (km2) 491 1606 1855 1353 1998
New cases detection rate (NCDR/100,000) 99.4 20.97 19.3 16.56 43.3
Percent new cases of MB leprosy 26.5 60.75 49.0 41.44 76.3
Percent new cases with DGII 1.8 2.69 1 NA 5.5
Percent new cases:
 - Females 57.8 46.24 44 25.22 46.2
 - Children 23.2 3.76 8.9 5.40 6.5
  1. UT Union Territory, NA Information not available, NCDR New Case Detection Rate, MB Multi Bacillary, DGII Disability Grade II