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Table 1 Number of OPD patients attending the hospitals and number who underwent blood smear examination between June-September 2011

From: Patient satisfaction and uptake of private-sector run malaria diagnosis clinics in a post-conflict district in Sri Lanka

Hospital Number with fever Referred for microscopy Patients in whom blood smear was done
   Number Percentage Number Percentage (of those referred)
A 567 408 71.9% 329 80.6%
B 636 217 34.1% 171 78.8%
C 1896 1204 63.5% 981 81.5%
D 1735 311 17.9% 267 85.8%
Total 4834 2140 44.3% 1748 81.7%