Table 1

Fatal and non-fatal animal-related injury rates (per 100 000) by sociodemographic characteristics

Characteristics/variablesTotal population (N %)Fatal animal-related injury
(n=8)
Non-fatal animal-related injury
(n=9563)
n=8Rate/100 000/year (95% CI)n=9563Rate/100 000/year (95% CI)
Sex
 Male567 674
(48.5)
50.9
(0.4 to 2.1)
52151837.3
(1803.0 to 1873.0)
 Female601 919
(51.5)
30.5
(0.2 to 1.5)
43481444.7
(1415.0 to 1475.0)
Age group
 <1 years22 141
(1.9)
2092.6
(59.8 to 143.5)
 1–5 years90 523
(7.7)
11.1
(0.2 to 6.3)
387843.6
(763.9 to 931.9)
 5–17 years343 947
(29.4)
30.8
(0.3 to 2.6)
26191510.3
(1453.8 to 1569.1)
 18 years and above712 982
(60.9)
40.6
(0.2 to 1.4)
65371820.6
(1777.2 to 1865.1)
Level of education
 No education295 314
(25.3)
41.4
(0.5 to 3.5)
33441132.4
(1095.0 to 1171.0)
 Primary407 923
(34.9)
41.0
(0.4 to 2.5)
3701907.3
(878.6 to 936.8)
 Secondary and above353 531
(30.2)
21101048.7
(1001.9 to 1097.3)
 Not applicable (U5 children)112 664
(9.6)
10.9
(0.2 to 5.0)
407361.3
(327.5 to 398.5)
Occupation
 Agriculture104 956
(9.0)
21.9
(0.5 to 6.9)
16421564.5
(1491.0 to 1641.0)
 Business61 661
(5.3)
529857.92
(788.1 to 933.8)
 Skilled labour (professional)89 151
(7.6)
494554.1
(507.5 to 605.0)
 Unskilled/domestic (unskilled)24 520
(2.1)
227925.8
(813.4 to 1054.0)
 Rickshaw/bus (transport worker)17 037
(1.5)
120704.4
(589.4 to 841.5)
 Students312 537
(26.7)
20.6
(0.2 to 2.3)
2344749.8
(720.3 to 780.8)
 Retired/unemployed/housewife408 583
(35.0)
10.2
(0.04 to 1.4)
3518861.0
(833.2 to 889.8)
 Children144 454
(12.4)
10.7
(0.1 to 4.0)
621429.9
(397.5 to 465.0)
 Others5948
(0.5)
233.6
(9.2 to 122.5)
651092.8
(858.4 to 1390.0)
  • U5, under-five.