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Table 2 Symptoms of malaria

From: Malaria treatment perceptions, practices and influences on provider behaviour: comparing hospitals and non-hospitals in south-east Nigeria

  Non-hospitals n (%) N = 191 Hospitals n (%) N = 34 Chi-square (p-value)
Fever 173 (90.5%) 33 (97%) 2.2 (.23)
Shivering 63 (33.0%) 15 (44.1%) 1.8 (.24)
Convulsion 9 (4.7%) 3 (8.8%) 1.0 (.39)
Headache 176 (92.5%) 26 (76.5%) 5.3 (.028)
Anaemia 5 (2.6%) 16 (47.1%) 9.8 (.002)
Vomiting 79 (41.4%) 20 (58.8%) 4.0 (.036)
Diarrhoea 11 (5.8%) 1 (3.0%) .43 (.44)
Loss of appetite 113 (59.2%) 19 (55.8%) .05 (.48)
Fatigue 81 (42.4%) 14 (41.2%) .002 (.56)
Others 127 (66.5%) 28 (82.4%) 3.9 (.033)