Table 2

 Prevalence (%) of major diseases and injuries in the past 12 months and currently among subjects by sex and age group

Major diseases/injuries (ICD-10 code)Male n = 1837Female n = 1900Children n = 1337Adults n = 2400
*p<0.05; **p<0.01; ***p<0.001.
Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A.00-B.99)86.284.587.284.3*
    Diarrhoea and gastroenteritis of presumed infectious origin (A.09)67.667.270.465.7**
    Tuberculosis (A.15–A.19)***
    Dengue fever/dengue haemorrhagic fever (A.90–A.91)
    Dermatophytosis (B.35)24.330.0***11.735.8***
    Malaria (B.50–B.54)15.46.1***0.616.3***
    Ascariasis (B.77)58.760.973.352.4***
Diseases of the respiratory system (J.00–J.99)77.978.082.775.3***
    Asthma (J.45)**
    Bronchitis and asthma (J.40–J.43, J.45)6.34.7*8.43.8***
Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L.00–L.99)52.549.954.449.4**
    Dermatitis and eczema (L.20–L.30)12.810.7*7.714.0***
    Acne (L.70)7.75.5**6.16.8
Diseases of the digestive system (K.00–K.93)16.414.51.823.0***
    Injuries on boats7.05.2*5.36.5
    Injuries on land9.53.1***6.56.1
    Injuries at work1.40.3***