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Table 1 Distribution (%) of cases according to selected date for disease-event for reported cases of typhoid fever, dysentery, viral hepatitis A and brucellosis, in Lebanon, Jan 2005 to Jun 2007.

From: Electronic surveillance of outbreaks in Lebanon

Priority Choice Order Dates First Semester 2007 Year 2006 Year 2005
1 Date of onset 65.1 70.7 72.5
2 Date of diagnosis 23.6 24.1 20.1
3 Date of hospital admission 2.9 1.9 1.4
4 Date of reporting 8.2 3.1 1.0
5 Date of receiving report 0.3 0.3 4.9
  Total 100 100 100