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Table 4 Leading ten causes of morbidity in Mangochi District from year 2012 up to year 2016

From: Strengthening primary health care at district-level in Malawi - determining the coverage, costs and benefits of community-directed interventions

No. Name of disease/condition causing morbidity Total cases treated in the district for years
2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16
1. Malaria 5 years and older 91,279 140,899 143,518 154,294
2. Malaria under 5 years 106,314 156,284 163,894 162,077
3. Acute respiratory infections under 5 years 56,254 65,964 76,010 73,449
4. Skin infection 22,807 30,250 33,882 28,953
5. Diarrhea non-bloody under 5 years 21,915 23,935 24,312 26,061
6. Oral condition 12,619 16,203 15,671 16,123
7. Eye infection 14,694 18,120 16,174 15,849
8. Common injuries and wounds 14,880 14,665 14,132 14,598
9. Dysentery 8,823 8,084 11,052 7,504
10. Sexually transmitted infections (STI) 8,418 8,780 9,854 10,298
  1. (Source: Mangochi Health and Management Information System, 2016)
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