Snake Bite - Number of Cases and Deaths in India.

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India has the highest snakebite mortality rate in the world.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there are about 83,000 annual cases of snakebite in India and about 11,000 deaths due to snakebites


Number of Cases and Deaths Due to Snakebite in India: 2014 and 2015
Year Cases Deaths
2014 1,41,458 1,127
2015 1,60,557 101


Snakebite among Males and Females in India - 2015
Gender Cases Deaths Total
Male 96,975 565 1,60,557
Female 63,575 450 1,018


Top-ten States in India with Maximum Number of Snakebite Cases (2015)
Maharashtra 25, 994
West Bengal 23, 165
Andhra Pradesh 17, 284
Telangana 14, 293
Odisha 11, 817
Tamil Nadu 10, 181
Karnataka 10, 117
Gujarat 7,275
Rajasthan 5,719
Uttar Pradesh 5,700


References:
  1. National Health Profile 2016, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govít of India.
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