Skip to main content

Table 3 Comparison between method of diagnosis and level of reporting/diagnosis facility, China, 2013–2017

From: Imported malaria cases in former endemic and non-malaria endemic areas in China: are there differences in case profile and time to response?

  Former malaria endemic areas   P value
Number Proportion (%) Number Proportion (%)
Method of diagnosis      0.9
 Laboratory confirmeda 16 021 99.6 616 95.8  
 Clinical 69 0.4 27 4.2
Level of reporting & diagnosis health facility    < 0.001
 Township 1023 6 1 <  1  
 County 6568 41 20 3
 Prefecture 7270 45 438 68
 Private hospital 232 1 4 <  1
 Provincial 804 5 177 27.5
 POEb 68 <  1 3 <  1
 Missing 125 <  1 0 0  
  1. aDiagnosis confirmed by Laboratory test which include Rapid Diagnosis Test (RDT), Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), Microscopy
  2. bPOE: Point of entry, screen test at customs;