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Table 2 Questions raised by volunteers at screening appointments

From: Lessons learnt from the first controlled human malaria infection study conducted in Nairobi, Kenya

Question category Number of questions asked Percentage (%)
n = 167
Effects of malaria infection and treatment: short and long-term 27 16%
Details of in-patient stay and travel out of Nairobi 20 12%
Availability of test results 19 11%
Blood sampling 13 8%
Further explanation of study logistics 13 8%
Parasite strain used in CHMI 13 8%
Prior studies of PfSPZ Challenge 10 6%
Rationale for allocation to groups 9 5%
Malaria treatment 7 4%
Study start date 7 4%
Compensation 6 4%
Post CHMI follow-up 5 3%
Purpose of the research 4 2%
Possibility of failure of infection 3 2%
Criteria for malaria treatment 3 2%
Failure to cure malaria infection 2 1%
Injection sites of PfSPZ Challenge 2 1%
Proof of participation in the study 2 1%
Resistance of PfSPZ Challenge to anti-Malarial drugs 2 1%