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Table 3 Malaria awareness among Ra glai participants in the 2005-survey

From: Low perception of malaria risk among the Ra-glai ethnic minority in south-central Vietnam: implications for forest malaria control

Total Ra-glai participants = 3,685 n (%)
Did you have fever during the past month? (n = 3,685)  
   - Yes 1,021(27.7%)
   - No 2,656 (72.1%)
   - Don't know 8 (0.2%)
Kind of fever? (n = 1,021)  
   - Malaria 144 (14.1%)
   - Flu 354 (34.7%)
   - Other (headache, tonsillitis, bronchitis, gastritis, etc) 54 (5.3%)
   - Don't know 448 (43.9%)
   - Missing 23 (2.1)
What was the cause of fever? (n = 1,021)  
   - Mosquito bites 81 (7.9%)
   - Bad food 14 (1.4%)
   - Bad weather 96 (9.4%)
   - Too much work 13 (1.3%)
   - Don't know 761 (74.5%)
   - Missing 55 (5.4%)
What was the cause of your malaria episode? (n = 145)  
   - Mosquito bite 43 (29.60%)
   - "I don't know" 80 (55.2%)
   - Other causes 22 (15.2%)
Did you ever have fever due to mosquito bites? (n = 3,685)  
   - Yes 1,327 (36.0%)
   - No 1,834 (49.8%)
   - Don't know 504 (13.7%)
   - Missing 20 (0.5%)
At what time do mosquitoes bite in the village? (median) (n = 3,685) 18 to 20 h
At what time do mosquitoes bite in the forest fields? (median) (n = 3,685) 06 to 10 h
Mosquitoes are more dangerous for malaria infection? (n = 3,685)  
   - In the village 549(14.9%)
   -In forest fields 575 (15.6%)
   - Same 218 (5.9%)
   -Don't know 2,288 (62.1%)
   - Missing 55 (1.5%)