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Table 1 Jiangsu province, 1973-1983: annual malaria cases and intervention coverage

From: Mass drug administration for the control and elimination of Plasmodium vivax malaria: an ecological study from Jiangsu province, China

Year Total Population Pf cases Pv Incident cases Pv Incidence (/1,000) MDA courses administered n (% total population) Received MDA/Incident cases Prophylactic courses administereda n (% total population) Drug salts dispensedbn (% total population) Bed nets n (% total population)
1973 54,703,334 13 6,216,128 113.6 13,389,482 (24.5) 2 14,414,382 (3.3) 0 (0) 0 (0)
1974 54,252,430 4 3,341,110 61.6 17,746,954 (32.7) 5 23,926,883 (5.5) 0 (0) 0 (0)
1975 55,976,643 3 855,105 15.3 27,974,966 (50.0) 33 39,737,778 (8.9) 0 (0) 0 (0)
1976 56,630,708 137 359,371 6.3 27,329,972 (48.3) 76 44,185,317 (9.8) 237,376 (0.1) 0 (0)
1977 57,373,529 110 417,393 7.3 16,534,356 (28.8) 40 39,602,226 (8.6) 72,934 (0.0) 0 (0)
1978 58,025,577 13 640,434 11.0 10,591,797 (18.3) 17 38,866,265 (8.4) 466,594 (0.2) 42,744 (0.1)
1979 58,617,708 39 528,914 9.0 12,740,820 (21.7) 24 30,009,631 (6.4) 3,100,570 (1.3) 49,705 (0.1)
1980 58,921,850 135 377,166 6.4 11,787,687 (20.0) 31 25,034,512 (5.3) 4,156,676 (1.8) 84,425 (0.1)
1981 59,695,818 29 401,556 6.7 6,780,603 (11.4) 17 13,387,109 (2.8) 5,142,527 (2.2) 147,348 (0.2)
1982 60,466,585 67 252,832 4.2 5,503,181 (9.1) 22 9,533,912 (2.0) 5,840,737 (2.4) 142,066 (0.2)
1983 60,223,458 126 128,458 2.1 4,446,687 (7.4) 35 5,504,112 (1.1) 80,804 (0.0) 391,795 (0.7)
  1. Pf Plasmodium falciparum, Pv P. vivax.
  2. aTotal amount of pyrimethamine prophylaxis given for the year. Administration was every two weeks June to October.
  3. bTotal amount of drug salts given for the year. Administration was monthly June to September.