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Table 4 Malaria screening (case finding) trend in East Azerbaijan province by primary health care, 2004–2018

From: Malaria situation in a clear area of Iran: an approach for the better understanding of the health service providers’ readiness and challenges for malaria elimination in clear areas

YearsNumbers of slidesascreening rate/1000Slide examination less than 48 h (%)b
200474125.533
200556383.8834.5
200647783.0235.8
200734151.7539.7
200824601.141.5
200923390.7843.8
201017390.4956.9
201116310.4457.4
201220130.5373.8
201323660.7184
201426040.6887
201524270.6390
201630070.7787
201726230.6790.2
201818520.4689
Total46,3041.427 (mean)62.90 (mean)
  1. aSlides were taken from febrile cases or subjects how had travel history to the endemic areas
  2. bSlide examination is a period between slide preparation and lab investigation