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Table 4 Diseases that respondents will want their children vaccinated against (2007 household survey)

From: Community perceptions of a malaria vaccine in the Kintampo districts of Ghana

Disease type Local name Yes spontaneous n (%) Yes prompted n(%) No n(%) Do not know n(%)
Malaria “Atiridie” 361 (77.6) 75 (16.0) 3 (0.6) 27 (5.8)
“Hot body” “Ahoohyee” 175 (37.6) 242 (51.9) 21 (4.5) 27 (5.8)
Cough or other respiratory problems “Ewa” 112 (24.0) 275 (59.0) 52 (11.2) 27 (5.8)
Diarrhoea “Ayamtuo” 85 (18.2) 282 (60.5) 72 (15.5) 27 (5.8)
Childhood rashes “Nsawansawa” 66 (12.9) 345 (74.0) 34 (7.3) 27 (5.8)
Measles “Ntenkyem” 240 (51.5) 188 (40.3) 11 (2.4) 27 (5.8)
Abdominal pains “Yafunuyadee” 38 (8.2) 330 (70.8) 71 (15.2) 27 (5.8)
Tuberculosis “Nsamanwa” 183 (39.2) 236 (50.6) 20 (4.3) 27 (5.8)
Convulsion “Esoro” 111 (23.8) 288 (61.8) 40 (8.6) 27 (5.8)