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Table 1 Number of NS cases and deaths per district in northern Uganda

From: Qualitative evaluation of the outcomes of care and treatment for children and adolescents with nodding syndrome and other epilepsies in Uganda

District aTotal Population 0–17 years (%) bNo. of Health facilities cNo. of NS Cases n (%) cNo. of Deaths due to NS No. (%) cNS treatment/Rehabilitation centre
Pader 102 812 (58.2) 35 806 (38.7) 81 (62.8) 5
Kitgum 114 576 (56.5) 22 544 (26.1) 33 (25.6) 4
Lamwo 78 094 (58.2) 23 339 (16.3) 10 (7.8) 4
Gulu 142 111 (53.4) 73 323 (15.5) 1 (0.8) 1
Amuru 110 153 (59.5) 38 58 (2.7) 4 (3.1) 1
Lira 215 702(53.9) 29 13(0.6) 1
  1. aNational Population and Housing Census 2014, area specific profiles
  2. bMinistry of Health Facilities Inventory, July 2012
  3. cMinister of Health Statement of nodding syndrome in Northern Uganda March 2018
  4. NS Nodding syndrome, − Not applicable