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Table 1 Amazon Mechanical Turk Mumbai survey responses, July 16 - August 26 2010

From: Online reporting for malaria surveillance using micro-monetary incentives, in urban India 2010-2011

Question & response categories Results (N = 211), no (%)
1. Have you recently experienced any of the following symptoms?  
Fever 47 (22.3)
Chills 12 (5.7)
Sweats 5 (2.4)
Weakness 26 (12.3)
Severe fatigue 6 (2.8)
Enlarged spleen 2 (0.9)
Nausea 7 (3.3)
Vomiting 18 (8.5)
Dry cough 18 (8.5)
Aches 14 (6.6)
Muscle pain 19 ( 9.0)
Back pain 19 (9.0)
2. Approximately how many mosquito bites Mean (95% CI)
have you had in the past 24 h? 14 (10.8-17.6)
3. Have you recently visited a doctor and/or were you recently diagnosed with malaria?  
Yes 78 (36.9)
No 128 (61.0)
No answer 5 (2.4)
4. If you answered YES in question 3, please indicate which type of malaria you had. If you don't know or are unsure, please skip this question.  
P. vivax 43 (20.4)
P. falciparum 18 (8.5)
5. Please check all that apply. Do you:  
Sleep under a bed net 15 (7.1)
Have standing pools of water near your home or place of work 4 (1.9)
Cover your skin when outside at dawn or dusk 0 (0.0)
Use mosquito repellent 12 (5.7)
Use a fan 29 (1.4)
Use a mosquito coil or other repellent for a room 15 (7.1)
6. Please enter your current location (City: Mumbai)  
Neighbourhood: (for example: Juhu, Worli, Santacruz, etc.) (N = 205)
Juhu 17 (8.1)
Worli 11 (5.2)
Santacruz 10 (4.7)
Thane 2 (0.9)
Bandra 5 (2.4)
Andheri 6 (2.8)
Other/No answer 154 (75.1)
7. How old are you? Please enter your current age.  
< 20 89 (42.2)
20-24 94 (44.5)
25-29 17 (8.1)
30-34 10 (4.7)
35-40 0 (0.0)
> 40 1 (0.0)
No answer 1 (0.0)