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Table 2 Themes explored in the study

From: Community perceptions of malaria and vaccines in the South Coast and Busia regions of Kenya

Theme Thematic areas explored
1. Perceptions and experiences with malaria • Perceptions of women and men around malaria.
• Perceived causes of malaria.
• Community experiences with malaria control efforts.
2. Perceptions and experiences with child immunization • Community experiences with vaccination programs and the health system.
• Community perceptions of factors that influence immunization coverage and acceptance of a new vaccine.
• Decision-making around child vaccination.
3. Considerations for a future malaria vaccine • Reactions to the prospect of a new vaccine.
• Expectations for a new vaccine.
• Concerns about a possible new vaccine.
• The concept of efficacy.