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Table 2 Distribution of malaria patients seeking care in different types of hospitals

From: Distribution of malaria patients seeking care in different types of health facilities during the implementation of National Malaria Elimination Programme

Hospital typeTotal
n = 3011
Eastern ChinaCentral ChinaWestern China
Zhejiang
n = 458
Jiangsu
n = 667
Anhui
n = 315
Henan
n = 421
Sichuan
n = 581
Yunnan
n = 569
Hospital tier
 Provincial-level524 (17.4%)65 (14.2%)22 (3.3%)142 (45.1%)245 (58.2%)43 (7.4%)7 (1.2%)
 Prefecture-level1822 (60.5%)279 (60.9%)484 (72.6%)87 (27.6%)162 (38.5%)396 (68.2%)414 (72.8%)
 County-level665 (22.1%)114 (24.9%)161 (24.1%)86 (27.3%)14 (3.2%)142 (24.4%)148 (26.0%)
Hospital level
 Tertiary1801 (59.8%)335 (73.1%)402 (60.3%)218 (69.2%)356 (84.6%)329 (56.6%)161 (28.3%)
 Secondary1202 (39.9%)123 (26.9%)258 (38.7%)97 (30.8%)65 (15.4%)252 (43.4%)407 (71.5%)
 Primary8 (0.3%)0 (0.0%)7 (1.0%)0 (0.0%)0 (0.0%)0 (0.0%)1 (0.2%)