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Table 3 Clinical characteristics of children presenting to the clinic for treatment of febrile illness

From: Burden of malaria is higher among children in an internal displacement camp compared to a neighbouring village in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Clinical characteristics Malarial febrile illness Non-malarial febrile illness
IDP Village P value IDP Village P value
Seizure 18 (23 %) 8 (21 %) 0.75 4 (18 %) 13 (21 %) 0.76
Coma 1 (1.3 %) 0 (0 %) 0.48 1 (4.5 %) 3 (4.9 %) 0.94
Anaemia 10 (13 %) 4 (10 %) 0.70 4 (18 %) 5 (8.2 %) 0.20
Trouble breathing 51 (65 %) 15 (39 %) 0.006 13 (59 %) 44 (72 %) 0.26