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Table 3 Respondents' knowledge of the signs and symptoms of malaria

From: Malaria knowledge and agricultural practices that promote mosquito breeding in two rural farming communities in Oyo State, Nigeria

Signs and symptoms of malaria Fasola community (N = 199) Soku community (N = 204) Total (%)
Frequency (%) Frequency (%) Frequency (%)
   Stomach pains 83 (23.2) 72 (24.3) 155 (23.7)
   Yellow eyes 64 17.9 66 22.3 130 19.9
*High body temperature 61 (17.1) 29 (9.8) 90 (13.8)
*Body pains 43 (12.0) 41 (13.9) 84 (12.9)
*Head ache 31 (8.7) 23 (7.8) 54 (8.3)
*Body weakness 14 (3.9) 36 (12.2) 50 (7.7)
   Yellow urine 32 (9.0) 14 (4.7) 46 (7.0)
* Cold/feverish 12 (3.4) 15 (5.0) 27 (4.1)
Constipation/diarrhea 8 (2.2) - 8 (1.2)
Sleeplessness 5 (1.4) - 5(0.8)
Cough 2 (0.6) - 2 (0.3)
Mosquito bite 2 (0.6) - 2 (0.3)
  1. * Appropriate answers ** Multiple responses allowed