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Table 2 Characteristics of sick children

From: Acceptance of a malaria vaccine by caregivers of sick children in Kenya

Characteristic Frequency Percentage
Sex   
Female 1068 53
Male 948 47
Age (years)   
<1 628 33.7
1-2 558 30
2-3 321 17.2
3-4 216 11.6
4-5 140 7.5
Total 1,863 100
Malaria diagnosis (clinical)   
Yes 752 38.1
No 1,221 61.9
Total 1,973 100.0
Malaria test (blood smear or rapid test)   
Positive 317 16.1
Negative 1,653 83.9
Total 1,970 100.0