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Table 2 The characteristics of malaria in China from 2011 to 2014 [1821]

From: Major parasitic diseases of poverty in mainland China: perspectives for better control

Year Number of malaria cases Number of deaths Annual incidence The proportion of endemic counties The proportion of laboratory confirmed cases The proportion of foreign imported cases Major malaria endemic province
2011 4 479 (3 658 laboratory confirmed cases and 821 clinically diagnosed cases) 33 0.0334/10 000 27.4 % (782/2 856) P. falciparum: 40.2 %
P. vivax: 56.7 %
P. ovale or P. malaride: 1.9 %
Mixed infection: 1.1 %
66.4 % Anhui 40.0 % Yunnan 25.8 % Henan 12.6 % Guizhou 10.4 % Hubei 6.1 %
2012 2 718 (2 599 laboratory confirmed cases and 119 clinically diagnosed cases) 15 0.0202/10 000 21.7 % (620/2 853) P. falciparum: 54.6 %
P. vivax: 41.6 %
P. ovale or P. malaride: 2.1 % Mixed infection: 1.7 %
91.0 % Yunnan 31.4 % Guangxi 8.1 % Jiangsu 7.3 % Hunan 5.8 % Sichuan 5.7 %
2013 4 128 (4 087 laboratory confirmed cases and 41 clinically diagnosed cases) 23 0.0305/10 000 21.2 % (605/2 852) P. falciparum: 71.2 %
P. vivax: 22.8 %
P. ovale or P. malaride: 4.5 %
Mixed infection: 1.6 %
97.9 % Guangxi 30.3 % Yunnan 14.0 % Jiangsu 8.3 % Sichuan 5.8 %
Zhejiang 5.0 %
2014 3 078 (3 057 laboratory confirmed cases and 21 clinically diagnosed cases) 25 0.0226/10 000 23.8 % (680/2 853) P. falciparum: 61.6 %
P. vivax: 27.7 %
P. ovale or P. malaride: 9.3 %
Mixed infection: 1.4 %
98.1 % Yunnan 17.3 %
Jiangsu 11.5 %
Sichuan 8.6 %
Henan 7.0 %
Zhejiang 7.0 %