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Table 4 Knowledge of signs and symptoms of malaria

From: A public private partnership to fight against malaria along the Chad-Cameroon pipeline corridor: I. Baseline data on socio-anthropological aspects, knowledge, attitudes and practices of the population concerning malaria

Sites
Nb (%)
Signs/symptoms Bipindi Bélabo Meidougou Dompta TOTAL
N 155 323 235 218 931
Fever 43 (27.7%) 263 (80.7%) 48 (20.3%) 53 (24.1%) 407 (43.7%)
Headache 41 (26.4%) 235 (72.1%) 52 (21.9%) 48 (22%) 376 (40.3%)
Anorexia 17 (11.1%) 237 (72.7%) 13 (5.4%) 13 (6%) 280 (30%)
Vomiting 16 (10.1%) 205 (62.9%) 36 (15.5%) 21 (9.5%) 278 (29.8%)
Convulsions 1 (0.7%) 73 (22.4%) 4 (1.5%) 5 (2%) 83 (8.9%)
Diarrhea 2 (1.5%) 73 (22.4%) 6 (2.5%) 5 (2.5%) 85 (9.1%)
Joint pains 16 (10.3%) 113 (34.7%) 24 (10.2%) 32 (14.7%) 185 (19.8%)
Sweating/Shivering - 137 (42.41%) 35 (15%) 29 (13.3%) 201 (21.5%)