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Table 3 Results of AFP Surveillance in Lebanon 1998–2015

From: Assessing the impact of the Lebanese National Polio Immunization Campaign using a population-based computational model

Year AFP total case Cases (Syrian refugees) Cases in children (<5 years) Investigation rate Poliomyelitis Confirmed Poliomyelitis Compatible
1998 10 0 5 90% 0 0
1999 13 0 5 100% 0 0
2000 13 0 5 100% 0 0
2001 14 0 5 100% 0 0
2002 16 0 3 100% 0 0
2003 20 0 4 100% 1a 0
2004 14 0 5 100% 0 0
2005 13 0 3 100% 0 0
2006 15 0 4 93% 0 0
2007 23 0 5 100% 0 0
2008 18 0 7 100% 0 1
2009 8 0 3 100% 0 0
2010 19 0 6 100% 0 0
2011 22 0 5 100% 0 0
2012 24 0 4 100% 0 0
Average 16.1 0 4.6 99%   
2013 34 7 20 100% 0 0
2014 50 23 19 100% 0 0
2015 113 10 32 100% 0 0
  1. aFurther Investigation revealed that this case was imported