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Table 2 The reports and investigations for malaria cases in China, 2011–2014

From: Comparative evaluation of the diagnosis, reporting and investigation of malaria cases in China, 2005–2014: transition from control to elimination for the national malaria programme

Item 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
Number of case reports 4094 2433 3793 2519 12,839
 Median interval time from diagnosis to report (day) 0 0 0 0 0
 IQR of interval time from diagnosis to report (day) 0–1 0–1 0–1 0–1 0–1
Percentage of cases reported within 1 day after diagnosis (%) 99.9 99.5 99.8 99.4 99.7
Number of case investigations 3293 2007 3203 2564 11,067
 Median interval time from report to investigation (day) 1 0 0 0 0
 IQR of interval time from report to investigation (day) 0–4 0–2 0–1 0–1 0–1
Percentage of investigations made within 3 days after reports (%) 74.6 88.6 99.3 98.5 89.9