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Table 2 Time between diagnosis and follow-up

From: Timelier notification and action with mobile phones–towards malaria elimination in South Africa

  Clinics with mobile reporting Other clinics with same case investigator as those with mobile reporting Other clinics in the municipality with other case investigators
Time period October 2011-May 2012 October 2012-May 2013 October 2011-May 2012 October 2012-May 2013 October 2011-March 2012 October 2012-March 2013
# of clinics 3 3 11 16 27 41
# of reported cases 22 23 42 66 168 170
# of days on average (range) 14.7 (0–40) 2.5 (0–10) 18.5 (0–65) 5.3 (0–32) 11.8 (0–69) 23.5 (0–180)
Median # of days 13.5 2 8 4 6 4
# of cases followed up within 2 days (% of total # of reported cases from the covered clinics) 1 (5%) 15 (65%) 5 (12%) 22 (33%) 22 (13%) 62 (36%)