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Table 1 Distribution of reporting cases of salmonellosis, by time-lag variables (number of days) by extreme values and quartiles

From: The response of a local health authority to reported cases of salmonellosis in a Portuguese municipality, 2007 to 2011

No of days between specific dates of: n Minimum 25% 50% (median) 75% Maximum
Onset and reporting by the medical doctor 57 2 4 5 7 40
Reporting by the medical doctor and receipt by the LHA 57 1 4 5 7 23
Onset and receipt by the LHA 58 6 9 12 15 43
Onset and lab confirmation (reported time) 39 0 0 1 3 7