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Table 2 Health problems that pregnant women suffer (free listing and sorting)

From: Local illness concepts and their relevance for the prevention and control of malaria during pregnancy in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi: findings from a comparative qualitative study

  Central Ghana Northern Ghana Malawi Kenya
Most cited Vomiting “Poa” / “Paa” “Malungo” “Malaria”
  Weakness Vomiting Vomiting Backache
  “Malaria” Weakness   Headache
Considered dangerous “Malaria” “Poa” / “Paa” “Malungo” “Malaria”
  Bleeding Abdominal pain Anaemia “Lack of blood”
  Weakness “Lack of blood” Vomiting Abdominal pain