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Table 3 Medical record review of suspected malaria cases, January–December 2018

From: Performance of passive case detection for malaria surveillance: results from nine countries in Mesoamerica and the Dominican Republic

Country Health facilities Suspected malaria cases with malaria test
Primary health facilities Hospitals N n % 95% CI
Belize 10 7 836 22 2.6 [1.7─4.0%]
Colombiaa 9 2 254 98 38.6 [32.8─44.8%]
Costa Rica 19 4 364 2 0.6 [0.1─2.2%]
Dominican Republic 24 9 460 13 2.8 [1.6─4.8%]
El Salvadorb 16 3 516 71 13.8 [11.0─17.0%]
Guatemala 38 5 1196 62 5.2 [4.1─6.6%]
Hondurasc 32 5 801 67 8.4 [6.6─10.5%]
Nicaragua 33 4 891 723 81.1 [78.4─83.6%]
Panama 19 0 555 52 9.4 [7.2─12.1%]
  1. Unless otherwise stated, data from health facilities in strata 3 and 4
  2. CI confidence Interval
  3. aSample includes municipalities in stratum 4 in the departments of Buenaventura, Nariño, and Chocó; only 16.4% of the expected sample size was collected
  4. bIncludes data from health facilities in strata 1–4
  5. cMajority of the data from stratum 4, only data from four health facilities in stratum 3 is included