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Table 3 Knowledge of signs and symptoms of malaria among respondents from 2006 survey.

From: Community perceptions of malaria and malaria treatment behaviour in a rural district of Ghana: implications for artemisinin combination therapy

  Household head Household member Caregiver
  Urban Rural Urban Rural Urban Rural
  N = 361 N = 365 N = 38 N = 43 N = 121 N = 161
Symptom %, (n, 95% CI) %, (n, 95% CI) %, (n, 95% CI) %, (n, 95% CI) %, (n, 95% CI) %, (n, 95% CI)
Bodily Weakness 59.0 (213, 53.7 - 64.1) 62.5 (228, 57.3 - 67.5) 68.4 (26, 51.3 - 82.5) 62.8 (27, 46.7 - 77.0) 34.7 (42, 26.3 - 43.9) 31.1 (50, 24.0 - 38.8)
Hot body 46.8 (169, 41.6 - 52.1) 36.4 (133, 31.5 - 41.6) 50.0 (19, 33.3 - 66.6) 37.2 (16, 23.0 - 53.3) 82.6 (100, 74.7 - 88.9) 81.4 (131, 74.5 - 87.1)
Loss of appetite 44.3 (160, 39.1 - 49.6) 33.2 (121, 28.3 - 38.2) 50.0 (19, 33.3 - 66.6) 39.5 (17, 25.0 - 55.6) 30.6 (37, 22.5 - 39.6) 29.8 (48, 22.9 - 37.5)
Chills 40.4 (146, 35.3 - 45.7) 45.2 (165, 40.0 - 50.5) 44.7 (17, 28.6 - 61.7) 37.2 (16, 23.0 - 53.3) 21.5 (26, 14.5 - 29.9) 24.2 (39, 17.8 - 31.6)
Headache 37.1 (134, 32.1 - 42.3) 29.9 (109, 25.2 - 34.8) 36.8 (14, 21.8 - 54.0) 32.6 (14, 19.1 - 48.5) 15.7 (19, 9.7 - 23.4) 13.7 (22, 8.8 - 19.9)
Vomiting 19.7 (71, 15.7 - 24.1) 16.4 (60, 12.8 - 20.6) 15.8 (6, 6.0 - 31.2) 16.3 (7, 6.8 - 30.7) 42.2 (51, 33.2 - 51.4) 41.0 (66, 33.3 - 49.0)
Dizziness 18.8 (68, 14.9 - 23.2) 28.8 (105, 24.2 - 33.7) 13.2 (5, 4.4 - 28.1) 30.2 (13, 17.2 - 46.1) 6.6 (8, 2.9 - 12.6) 9.3 (15, 5.3 - 28.9)
Diarrhea 7.2 (26, 4.7 - 10.4) 8.5 (31, 5.8 - 11.8) 10.5 (4, 2.9 - 24.8) 9.3 (4, 2.6 - 22.1) 12.4 (15, 7.1 - 19.6) 21.7 (35, 15.6 - 28.9)
Cough 1.7 (6, 0.6 - 3.6) 1.5 (6, 0.6 - 3.5) 0.0 (0, -) 7.0 (3, 1.5 - 19.1) 3.3 (4, 0.9 - 8.2) 3.7 (6, 1.4 - 7.9)