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Table 2 Distribution of self-reported fever across districts

From: The economic costs of malaria in four Kenyan districts: do household costs differ by disease endemicity?

Variable Bondo
n = 901 (%)
Gucha
n = 1048 (%)
Kwale
n = 1329 (%)
Makueni
n = 936 (%)
Proportion of self-reported fevers     
   • < 5 years 63 (44.7) 43 (21.7) 105 (41.7) 30 (21.7)
   • > = 5 years 199 (26.2) 170 (20.0) 322 (29.9) 142 (17.8)
   • All 262 (29.1) 213 (20.3) 427 (32.1) 172 (18.4)
Self-reported fever by gender (age > = 15 years)     
   • Male 46 (25.3) 56 (21.3) 102 (33.4) 39 (21.3)
   • Female 30 (17.8) 31 (15.1) 59 (29.2) 28 (15.7)
Fever perceived as severe*     
   • < 5 years 51 (81.0) 31 (72.0) 73 (65.2) 20 (66.7)
   • > = 5 years 97 (48.2) 129 (75.6) 184 (56.4) 86 (60.4)
Proportion of fevers treated     
   • < 5 years 52 (89.7) 44 (93.6) 102 (81.1) 27 (90.0)
   • > = 5 years 190 (94.5) 150 (89.3) 299 (91.2) 116 (82.9)
Proportion of fevers treated in the formal sector     
   • < 5 years 25 (43.1) 22 (46.4) 38 (34.0) 20 (66.7)
   • > = 5 years 62 (30.9) 40 (23.8) 78 (23.8) 63 (45.0)