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Table 3 Characteristics of proportions of patients seeking care within county or within city 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

ProvinceFlow typen%Hospital tierPHospital levelP
SecondaryTertiaryProvincialPrefectureCounty
ZhejiangWithin county43.101 (10.0%)3 (2.6%)0.1961 (1.9%)0 (0.0%)3 (33.3%)0.510
n = 127Within city8264.6010 (100.0%)72 (61.5%)0.01526 (50.0%)48 (72.7%)8 (88.9%)0.011
JiangsuWithin county19947.7083 (92.2%)116 (35.5%)0.0000 (0.0%)53 (20.7%)146 (96.7%)0.000
n = 417Within city37990.9084 (93.3%)295 (90.2%)0.3635 (50.0%)228 (89.1%)146 (96.7%)0.000
AnhuiWithin county1946.3017 (65.4%)2 (13.3%)0.0010 (0.0%)0 (0.0%)19 (100.0%)0.000
n = 41Within city3380.5022 (84.6%)11 (73.3%)0.3807 (70.0%)7 (58.3%)19 (100.0%)0.011
HenanWithin county389.0021 (31.8%)17 (4.8%)0.00015 (5.4%)20 (14.6%)3 (37.5%)0.000
n = 421Within city22453.2065 (98.5%)159 (44.8%)0.00087 (31.5%)131 (95.6%)6 (75.0%)0.000
SichuanWithin county133.400 (0.0%)13 (4.0%)0.1136 (19.4%)7 (2.7%)0 (0.0%)0.000
n = 387Within city23661.0024 (39.3%)212 (65.0%)0.00025 (80.6%)158 (61.7%)53 (53.0%)0.021
YunnanWithin county2410.004 (3.3%)20 (16.8%)0.0001 (16.7%)19 (16.7%)4 (3.3%)0.003
n = 240Within city8234.2013 (10.7%)69 (58.0%)0.0003 (50.0%)75 (65.8%)4 (3.3%)0.000
TotalWithin county29718.20126 (33.7%)171 (13.6%)0.00023 (6.0%)99 (11.8%)175 (43.0%)0.000
n = 1633Within city103663.40218 (58.3%)818 (65.0%)0.018153 (39.7%)647 (76.9%)236 (58%)0.000
  1. The meaning of ‘within’ designation was the same as the caption in Fig. 3