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Table 1 Time of episode and treatment and initial treatment source of adults and children with self-described malaria.

From: Malaria treatment-seeking behaviour and recovery from malaria in a highland area of Kenya

  Adults (N = 100) Children (N = 66)
  % %
Malaria episode within 6 months of interview 53.0 90.9a
Treatment sought within 1 day 68.0 48.5b
Initial treatment source   
   Health care facility 66.0 66.7
   Shop 19.0 30.3
   Traditional healer 4.0 1.5
   Herbal medicine 5.0 0.0
   Self treatment 4.0 0.0
   No treatment 2.0 1.5
Ever treated at health facility 88.0 98.5
  1. a P < 0.0001, b P = 0.01, χ 2 test.