Table 6.9 : REGISTERED THALASSAEMIA CASES IN MALE' AND ATOLLS, 2005 - 2011
                   
      2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Number of cases registered 579 604 632 669 694 716 747
Total deaths   1 6 8 8 5 4 4
  Male'   1 3 4 3 1 2 1
  Atolls   0 3 4 5 4 2 3
Total New cases   26 25 28 37 25 22 31
  Male'   9 2 8 7 4 3 4
  Atolls   17 23 20 30 21 19 27
Number of thalassaemics taking treatment 430 449 469 498 512 530 562
  At National Thalassaemia Centre 278 277 281 286 287 288 291
  In the islands 152 172 188 212 225 242 271
Source:  National Thalasseamia Centre