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Table 2 Summary of responses to Likert scale questions on beliefs

From: Household beliefs about malaria testing and treatment in Western Kenya: the role of health worker adherence to malaria test results

  Response to question N (%) Observations
Very unlikely Unlikely 50–50 Likely Very likely
1. How likely is it that the illness was malaria? 11 (1.1) 31 (3.0) 100 (9.5) 223 (21) 687 (65) 1052
2. How likely do you think the malaria drug you take/took is/was effective? 17 (2.1) 23 (2.8) 41 (5) 148 (18) 594 (72) 823
3. If you have fever and your malaria test is negative, how likely is it that the test is correct 267 (26) 124 (12) 141 (14) 205 (20) 309 (30) 1046
4. If you have fever and your malaria test is positive, how likely is it that the test is correct 12 (1.1) 1 (0.1) 15 (1.4) 145 (14) 885 (84) 1058
  1. Responses for Question 2 are limited to sick individuals who were treated with ACT