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Table 2 Estimated human population living in areas environmentally suited to LF transmission by state in Nigeria in 2010

From: Environmental suitability for lymphatic filariasis in Nigeria

Zones in Nigeria   Population in areas environmentally suited to LF transmission Total population
North-central States Benue 2,997,209 4,853,000
Kogi 1,299,057 3,838,000
Kwara 841,730 2,852,000
Nassarawa 2,007,317 2,151,000
Niger 4,342,252 4,538,000
Plateau 3,568,619 3,659,000
FCT 1,438,127 1,537,000
Subtotal   16,494,311 23,428,000
North-east States Adamawa 3,087,599 3,272,000
Bauchi 4,893,787 5,257,000
Borno 4,115,294 4,752,000
Gombe 2,755,106 2,773,000
Taraba 2,061,291 2,657,000
Yobe 2,228,136 2,652,000
Subtotal   19,141,213 21,363,000
North-west States Jigawa 4,701,572 5,054,000
Kaduna 5,903,960 6,927,000
Kano 9,625,825 10,765,000
Katsina 5,640,911 6,550,000
Kebbi 3,700,485 3,758,000
Sokoto 3,973,503 4,137,000
Zamfara 3,462,653 3,689,000
Subtotal   37,008,909 40,880,000
South-east States Abia 2,034,246 3,269,000
Anambra 4,314,081 4,819,000
Ebonyi 2,251,489 2,345,000
Enugu 2,778,413 3,717,000
Imo 4,190,754 4,402,000
Subtotal   15,568,983 18,552,000
South-south States Akwa Ibom 1,073,592 4,461,000
Cross River 2,351,796 3,472,000
Bayelsa 1,206,577 2,087,000
Rivers 1,630,531 5,759,000
Delta 2,025,928 4,747,000
Edo 2,910,697 3,804,000
Subtotal   11,199,121 24,330,000
South-west States Ekiti 2,357,067 2,516,000
Lagos 538,364 14,480,000
Ogun 1,281,100 3,953,000
Ondo 2,608,852 3,679,000
Osun 3,020,890 4,105,000
Oyo 1,496,952 6,532,000
Subtotal   11,303,129 35,265,000
Sum total   110,715,856 163,818,000