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Table 3 Distributions of self-reported malaria as illness among study participants

From: Assessing the risk of self-diagnosed malaria in urban informal settlements of Nairobi using self-reported morbidity survey

Variable N Cases Prevalence x2test: p-value
Total Population 1394 392 28.1  
Slums     p = 0.008
   Korogocho 610 208 34.1  
   Viwandani 392 184 46.9  
Gender     p = 0.25
   Female 654 174 26.6  
   Male 739 218 29.5  
Age group (Years)     p < 0.001
   Under 5 343 81 23.6  
   5–14 235 50 21.3  
   15–24 214 60 28.0  
   25–40 367 136 37.1  
   >40 235 65 27.7  
Ethnicity     p < 0.001
   Kikuyu 367 83 22.6  
   Kamba 311 101 32.5  
   Luha 199 63 31.7  
   Luo 305 108 35.4  
   Other 212 37 17.5  
Symptoms Scores     p < 0.001
   Score 0 413 24 5.8  
   Score 1 139 15 10.8  
   Score 2 291 101 34.7  
   Score 3 290 125 43.1  
   Score 4 168 76 45.2  
   Score 5+ 93 51 54.8