Journal of Veterinary Medicine / 2013 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Epidemiological Overview of African Swine Fever in Uganda (2001–2012)

Table 2

Assessment of patterns of occurrence of ASF outbreaks and the distribution of rainfall in selected districts in Uganda (2001–2008).

RegionDistrictMean annual rainfall (mm)ASF outbreaks by rainfall (mm)
Total number of outbreaks
Above averageaAveragebBelow averagec

NApac148940913
NKitgum13431034
WMasindi131723914
CWakiso121671614
CNakasongola10460145
CRakai98725714
EKamuli138735816
SWKasese8840145
WNMoyo14590011

Total19165186

Monthly rainfall (mm) was evaluated as average (normal season), below average (dry season), or above average (wet season) based on long-term mean. Mean annual rainfall values (mm) represent the distribution across selected weather stations and regions.
aWet season.
bNeither dry nor wet season.
cDry season.

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