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Table 2 Baseline data indicating the new cases with anthroponic cutaneous leishmaniasis and the corresponding population in the peri-urban area compared with the city of Kerman, southeastern Iran, 2005–2019

From: A long-lasting emerging epidemic of anthroponotic cutaneous leishmaniasis in southeastern Iran: population movement and peri-urban settlements as a major risk factor

Period (years) Peri-urban area City of Kerman
Population (no.) Cases (no.) Annual average (no.) Population (no.) Cases (no.) Annual average (no.) P value OR
2005–2007 15,121 51 17 628,348 783 261 0.001 2.7
2008–2010 16,148 99 33 681–960 993 331 0.001 4.2
2011–2013 17.086 285 95 715,104 1041 347 0.001 10.9
2014–2016 18.078 249 83 754,992 936 312 0.001 11.2
2017–2019 18,968 165 55 796,989 930 310 0.001 7.3
Total 17,080.2 849 56.6 715,478.6 4683 312.2 0.001 7.6