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Table 2 Knowledge of AFP surveillance by health workers; Bikita district 2010

From: Evaluation of the Acute Flacid Paralysis (AFP) Surveillance System in Bikita District Masvingo Province 2010

Variable Total %
AFP acronym 29 93.5
Number of forms to be filled 18 58.1
Target population 18 58.1
Where to sent forms 26 83.9
Specimen collected 28 90.3
Number of specimen taken 23 74.2
Times specimen collected 22 71.0
Temperature at which specimen transported 27 87.1
Time within specimen should reach National laboratory 20 64.5
Time required to completely notify and investigate AFP case 10 32.0
When to follow up a case 9 29.0