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Table 1 Inspection results in four periods before and during the Olympics

From: Management of environmental health issues for the 2004 Athens Olympic Games: is enhanced integrated environmental health surveillance needed in every day routine operation?

   Inspection Results
Standardized inspection forms Inspections January – December 2003 January – May 2004 June – July 2004 Olympic Games
   A,* B† C‡ (%) A, B C (%) A, B C (%) A, B C (%)
Food premises 1648 243 45 (15.6) 376 93 (19.8) 545 53 (8.9) 251 42 (14.3)
Canteens 20 2 12 (85.7) 2 3 (60.0) 0 0 (0.0) 0 1 (100.0)
Hotels 883 169 7 (4.0) 229 86 (27.3) 268 28 (9.5) 92 4 (4.2)
Ships 48 0 0 (0.0) 0 12 (100.0) 8 2 (20.0) 26 0 (0.0)
Swimming pools 374 79 15 (16.0) 62 7 (10.1) 128 7 (5.2) 76 0 (0.0)
Water supply systems 1214 189 13 (6.4) 354 33 (8.5) 314 35 (10.0) 275 1 (0.4)
Cooling towers 136 18 23 (56.1) 7 8 (53.3) 37 11 (22.9) 32 0 (0.0)
Decorative fountains 336 74 156 (67.8) 26 14 (35.0) 38 7 (15.6) 21 0 (0.0)
Ice production plants 3 0 3 (100.0) 0 0 (0.0) 0 0 (0.0) 0 0 (0.0)
Areas requiring pest control 171 22 19 (46.3) 21 11 (34.4) 30 3 (9.1) 64 1 (1.5)
Waste management facilities 571 146 18 (11.0) 89 8 (8.2) 91 2 (2.2) 215 2 (0.9)
Public toilets 3051 185 24 (11.5) 603 52 (7.9) 661 44 (6.2) 1437 45 (3.0)
Sewage treatment units 20 7 1 (12.5) 3 0 (0.0) 6 1 (14.3) 2 0 (0.0)
Bottled water plants 21 3 3 (50.0) 7 0 (0.0) 6 2 (25.0) 0 0 (0.0)
Camps 4 2 0 (0.0) 0 0 (0.0) 1 0 (0.0) 1 0 (0.0)
Seacoast 44 6 0 (0.0) 6 10 (62.5) 20 0 (0.0) 2 0 (0.0)
Marinas 18 0 0 (0.0) 1 0 (0.0) 1 0 (0.0) 16 0 (0.0)
Total 8562 1145 339 (22.8) 1786 337 (15.9) 2154 195 (8.3) 2510 96 (3.7)
  1. *Satisfactory inspection result, †Relatively satisfactory inspection result, ‡Unsatisfactory inspection result