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Table 3 Geographical annual incidence of snakebites (per 100,000 population)

From: Retrospective study on the incidence of envenomation and accessibility to antivenom in Burkina Faso

Regions Population Density Incidence
Boucle du Mouhoun 1,700,424 50 184 ± 29
Cascades 674,553 36 205 ± 10
Centre 2,280,653 795 24 ± 2
Centre-Est 1,363,871 93 145 ± 82
Centre-Nord 1,438,149 74 114 ± 6
Centre-Ouest 1,407,877 65 171 ± 28
Centre-Sud 752,505 66 72 ± 9
Est 1,489,004 32 99 ± 1
Hauts-Bassins 1,806,821 71 164 ± 12
Nord 1,401,682 78 131 ± 91
Plateau-Central 818,568 95 148 ± 18
Sahel 1,176,768 33 81 ± 8
Sud-Ouest 740,128 45 295 ± 19
Total – Burkina Faso 17,051,002 62 130 ± 10