Regional variation of estimated rabies deaths and death rates: India, 2005. State wise death rates are standardized to 2005 UN population estimates for India. Total estimated rabies deaths for India in the present study is 12,700, 99% CI (10,000, 15,500). Areas where no rabies deaths captured by this study represent 7% of the total India population. Abbreviations: Larger states U: AP-Andhra Pradesh, AS-Assam, BR-Bihar, CG-Chhattisgarh, DL-Delhi, GJ-Gujarat, HR-Haryana, JK-Jammu & Kashmir, JH-Jharkhand, KA-Karnataka, KL-Kerala, MP-Madhya Pradesh, MH-Maharashtra, OR-Odisha, PB-Punjab, RJ- Rajasthan, TN-Tamil Nadu, UP-Uttar Pradesh, WB-West Bengal, Smaller states U: AN-A & N Islands, AR-Arunachal Pradesh, CH-Chandigarh, DN-Dadra & Nagar Haveli, DD-Daman & Diu, GA-Goa, HP-Himachal Pradesh, LD-Lakshadweep, ML-Meghalaya, MN-Manipur, MZ-Mizoram, NL-Nagaland, PY-Puducherry, SK-Sikkim, TR-Tripura, UK-Uttarakhand.
Reported in: Suraweera W, Morris SK, Kumar R, Warrell DA, Warrell MJ, et al. (2012) Deaths from Symptomatically Identifiable Furious Rabies in India: A Nationally Representative Mortality Survey. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6(10): e1847. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0001847