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Table 2 Commonly reported symptomatic features of malaria during presumptive diagnosis

From: Symptomatic malaria diagnosis overestimate malaria prevalence, but underestimate anaemia burdens in children: results of a follow up study in Kenya

Symptomatic feature Frequency (n = 887) Percent
Fever 820 92.4
High temperature 855 97.5
Sweating 819 92.3
Shivering 818 92.2
Vomiting 798 90.0
Severe headache 878 99.0
Some dehydration 357 40.2
Severe dehydration 201 22.7
Nausea 426 48.0
Diarrhoea 389 43.9
Convulsions 249 28.0
Jaundice 199 22.4
Myalgia 175 19.7
Backache 175 19.7
Joint pains 141 15.9
Anaemia 25 2.8
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