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Table 4 Relationship between practitioners’ perception of malaria and fever

From: Malaria case detection using rapid diagnostic test at the community level in Ghana: consumer perception and practitioners’ experiences

  Facility type  
Pharmacy (N = 67) OTCMS shop (N = 128) P
Mean (95 % CI) Mean (95 % CI)
Malaria 7.54 (4.71–10.36) 11.20 (7.44–14.95) 0.1942
Fever 10.21 (5.45–14.97) 11.44 (7.45–15.42) 0.708
Perception n (%) n (%) P
Malaria prevalence 59 56 0.26
Fever prevalence 60 56 0.25
  1. Correlation coefficient (R) = 0.8407; P < 0.001