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Table 1 Annual incidence and mortality according to the Moroccan regions (data from CAPM, 2009–2013)

From: Snakebites notified to the poison control center of Morocco between 2009 and 2013

  Number of bites Population (×1,000) No. of deaths Incidence (per 100,000) Mortality (per 100,000) Lethality (%)
Chaouia-Ouardigha 15 1721 1 0.87 0.06 6.67
Doukala-Abda 2 2064 0 0.10 0.00 0.00
Fès-Boulemane 30 1723 4 1.74 0.23 13.33
Gharb-Chrarda-Beni Hssen 2 1982 0 0.10 0.00 0.00
Grand Casablanca 13 3855 1 0.34 0.03 7.69
Guelmim-Es Semara 20 522 1 3.83 0.19 5.00
Laayoune-Boujdour-Sakia El hamra 4 327 0 1.22 0.00 0.00
Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz 38 3304 5 1.15 0.15 13.16
Meknes-Tafilalt 123 2252 3 5.46 0.13 2.44
Oued Ed-Dahab-Lagouira 3 259 0 1.16 0.00 0,00
Rabat-Salé-Zemmour-Zaer 39 2695 2 1.45 0.07 5.13
Oriental 63 2003 1 3.15 0.05 1.59
Souss-Massa-Daraa 128 3421 6 3.74 0.18 4.69
Tadla-Azilal 28 1497 3 1.87 0.20 10.71
Tanger-Tetouan 357 2740 0 13.03 0.00 0.00
Taza-Al Hoceima-Taounate 5 1858 0 0.27 0.00 0.00