Table 1

Sample characteristics of the data included in this study

VariablesAlive, n=67 924*Dead, n=1656*Total, n=69 580*
(%)
Last case date†Index case date
Countries
Angola1258 (1.9)33 (2.0)1291 (1.9)05-08-202029-03-2020
Botswana1915 (2.8)1 (0.1)1916 (2.8)01-09-202030-03-2020
Burkina Faso800 (1.2)64 (3.9)864 (1.2)01-09-202009-03-2020
Chad824 (1.2)93 (5.6)917 (1.3)01-09-202019-03-2020
Congo9082 (13.4)407 (24.6)9489 (13.6)01-09-202014-03-2020
Eswatini4515 (6.6)89 (5.4)4604 (6.6)01-09-202013-03-2020
Gambia126 (0.2)4 (0.2)130 (0.2)21-07-202018-03-2020
Guinea10 211 (15.0)67 (4.0)10 278 (14.8)01-09-202013-03-2020
Kenya6573 (9.7)296 (17.9)6869 (9.9)27-07-202013-03-2020
Liberia1199 (1.8)78 (4.7)1277 (1.8)01-09-202016-03-2020
Mauritius345 (0.5)10 (0.6)355 (0.5)31-08-202018-03-2020
Mozambique3977 (5.9)27 (1.6)4004 (5.8)01-09-202022-03-2020
Namibia7384 (10.9)23 (1.4)7407 (10.6)01-09-202014-03-2020
Niger1080 (1.6)89 (5.4)1169 (1.7)31-08-202018-03-2020
Rwanda4089 (6.0)20 (1.2)4109 (5.9)01-09-202014-03-2020
São Tomé e Principe867 (1.3)15 (0.9)882 (1.3)28-08-202006-04-2020
Senegal8894 (13.1)145 (8.8)9039 (13)01-09-202001-03-2020
Seychelles121 (0.2)0 (0.0)121 (0.2)21-08-202014-03-2020
Sierra Leone1690 (2.5)159 (9.6)1849 (2.7)01-09-202031-03-2020
Uganda2974 (4.4)36 (2.2)3010 (4.3)01-09-202021-03-2020
Age (years)
0–3941 445 (61.0)237 (14.3)41 682 (59.9)
40–5920 188 (29.7)569 (34.4)20 757 (29.8)
60+6291 (9.3)850 (51.3)7141 (10.3)
Median age (IQR)35 (26–47)60 (47–70)
Sex
Women26 021 (38.3)488 (29.5)26 509 (38.1)
Men41 903 (61.7)1168 (70.5)43 071 (61.9)
  • Total (=69 580) is the sum of cases with alive (=67 924) and dead (=1656) clinical outcomes, at the time of data collection, 1 September 2020.

  • *Statistics presented: n (%).

  • †Date corresponding to the last case reported in the time frame considered, that is, from index case date up to 1 September 2020.