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Table 2 Discrepancies in IDSR data on selected infectious diseases in Upper East Region and two Districts from January 2012 to December 2013, Ghana

From: Evaluation of the integrated disease surveillance and response system for infectious diseases control in northern Ghana

  2012 2013
Weekly Monthly Weekly Monthly
Kassena Nankana East (KNE)  
Suspected meningitis 135 68 0 0
Confirmed meningitis 43 0 0 4
Suspected cholera 42 51 0 0
Confirmed cholera 5 0 3 0
Suspected guinea worm 0 0 0 0
Confirmed guinea worm 0 0 0 0
Suspected poliomyelitis 0 0 0 0
Confirmed poliomyelitis 0 0 0 0
Kassena Nankana West (KNW)  
Suspected meningitis 5 10 2 1
Confirmed meningitis 2 0 0 0
Suspected cholera 60 143 0 0
Confirmed cholera 4 0 0 0
Suspected guinea worm 0 0 1 0
Confirmed guinea worm 0 0 0 0
Suspected poliomyelitis 0 0 0 0
Confirmed poliomyelitis 0 0 0 0
Upper East Region (UER)  
Suspected meningitis 397 392 88 6
Confirmed meningitis 141 34 24 15
Suspected cholera 102 257 2 23
Confirmed cholera 9 0 3 0
Suspected guinea worm 0 0 7 0
Confirmed guinea worm 0 0 0 0
Suspected poliomyelitis 0 0 0 3
Confirmed poliomyelitis 0 0 0 0