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Table 3 Reported symptoms of malaria by the focus group discussion participants

From: Community perceptions on malaria and care-seeking practices in endemic Indian settings: policy implications for the malaria control programme

Symptom Women (n=8) Men (n=8) Children (n=8)
Local terminology (Odia language) Literal English translation    
Thanda lagiba Feeling cold 8 8 8
Deha thariba Shivering 8 5 4
Banti haba Vomiting 8 2 6
Deha batha Body ache 8 6 1
Munda batha Headache 8 3 4
Jara Fever 6 6 5
Pali jara Intermittent fever 6 5 3
Munda bulei haba Dizziness 2 2 1
Durbala lagiba Weakness 2 2 0
Bhoka na heba Loss of appetite 1 2 1
Patala jhada Diarrhoea 0 0 4
Kasa Cough 0 0 1
Nakaru pani bohiba Running nose 0 1 0