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Table 1 The cases and death of malaria by plasmodium species in China, 2004–2012

From: The epidemiology of Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum malaria in China, 2004–2012: from intensified control to elimination

Characteristic 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Total
Cases           
 Overall 37537 39656 60193 46673 26358 14098 7389 4088 2451 238443
P. vivax (%) 27410 (73.0) 30399 (76.7) 47687 (79.2) 38441 (82.4) 21168 (80.3) 10678 (75.7) 4901 (66.3) 2414 (59.1) 1020 (41.6) 184118 (77.2)
P. falciparum (%) 3616 (9.6) 3711 (9.4) 2804 (4.7) 1648 (3.5) 996 (3.8) 1033 (7.3) 1288 (17.4) 1429 (35.0) 1353 (55.2) 17878 (7.5)
 Others* (%) 6511 (17.3) 5546 (14.0) 9702 (16.1) 6584 (14.1) 4194 (15.9) 2387 (16.9) 1200 (16.2) 245 (6.0) 78 (3.2) 36447 (15.3)
Death           
 Overall 32 45 34 14 22 10 14 30 14 215
P. vivax (%) 3 (9.4) 2 (4.4) 4 (11.8) 4 (28.6) 3 (13.6) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 16 (7.4)
P. falciparum (%) 29 (90.6) 43 (95.6) 30 (88.2) 10 (71.4) 19 (86.4) 10 (100) 14 (100) 30 (100) 14 (100) 199 (92.6)
  1. *Others contained Plasmodium ovale, Plasmodium malariae, mixed infection cases and untyped cases. The numbers in the brackets were the proportions of cases or deaths by plasmodium species in overall number.