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Table 3 Final diagnosis of completed referrals

From: Low referral completion of rapid diagnostic test-negative patients in community-based treatment of malaria in Sierra Leone

   n (%)   < 24 hours   > 24 hours
RDT negative        
  ARI 8 (22.2)   5   3
  Common cold 4 (11.1)   4   0
  Abscess 2 (5.6)   2   0
  Fever of unknown origin 2 (5.6)   2   0
  Headache 2 (5.6)   2   0
  Skin infection 2 (5.6)   2   0
  Nephritis 1 (2.8)   1   0
RDT positive        
  Malaria 6 (16.7)   6   0
  Malaria/anaemia 3 (8.3)   3   0
  Malaria/ARI 2 (5.6)   2   0
  Malaria/convulsion 2 (5.6)   2   0
  Malaria/vomiting 1 (2.8)   1   0
  Malaria/skin infection 1 (2.8)   1   0
Total   36 (100.0)   33   3