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Table 4 Suspected malaria cases with malaria tests by strata, January—December 2018

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

Country % records with data recorded (strata 1–3) Suspected malaria cases with malaria test (%)
Place of residence travel history Stratum 4 Stratum 3 Stratum 2 Stratum 1 Total
Belize 84.8 0.2 2.0 3.0    2.6
Colombiaa    38.6     38.6
Costa Rica 97.9 0.8 1.6 0.0    0.6
Dominican Republic 83.2 0.0 0.4 5.8    2.8
El Salvadorb 64.1 0.0 24.8 14.6 2.9 3.3 13.8
Guatemala 56.3 0.6 6.0 0.6    5.2
Hondurasc 98.0 6.0 8.9 0.0    8.4
Nicaragua 84.5 2.3 91.6 10.4    81.1
Panama 68.3 8.5 18.3 2.8    9.4
  1. aSample includes municipalities in stratum 4 in the departments of Buenaventura, Nariño, and Chocó; only 16.4% of the expected sample size was collected
  2. bStratum 1 data collected in only two referral hospitals
  3. cStratum 3 data collected in only four health facilities