Table 6.7 : LEPROSY CASES BY AGE AND SEX, 2001-2008
Age group 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Cases under Treatment                
                   
Both sexes 21 15 19 6 5 10 6 13 5
0 - 9 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 - 19 9 5 7 2 0 4 2 1 0
20 - 29 3 3 5 1 1 2 3 8 4
30 - 39 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
40 & over 6 5 4 3 3 3 1 4 1
                   
Male 13 10 14 3 3 8 2 8 3
0 - 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 - 19 6 5 5 0 0 3 0 1 0
20 - 29 2 2 5 1 1 2 2 5 2
30 - 39 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
40 & over 3 3 4 2 2 2 0 2 1
                   
Female 8 5 5 3 2 2 4 5 2
0 - 9 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 - 19 3 0 2 2 0 1 2 0 0
20 - 29 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 2
30 - 39 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
40 & over 3 2 0 1 1 1 1 2 0
                   
Newly Detected cases                
                   
Both sexes 27 25 29 20 8 15 8 11 6
0 - 9 1 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 - 19 11 13 9 13 0 5 2 1 2
20 - 29 3 5 6 3 2 2 4 7 1
30 - 39 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 0
40 & over 11 5 5 4 5 6 2 3 3
                   
Male 15 18 19 8 5 9 3 7 2
0 - 9 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 - 19 6 11 5 7 0 4 0 1 0
20 - 29 2 3 5 0 2 1 3 4 1
30 - 39 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
40 & over 6 4 4 1 3 3 0 2 1
                   
Female 12 7 10 12 3 6 5 4 4
0 - 9 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 - 19 5 2 4 6 0 1 2 0 2
20 - 29 1 2 1 3 0 1 1 3 0
30 - 39 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
40 & over 5 1 1 3 2 3 2 1 2
Source: Department of Public Health