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Table 2 Descriptive epidemiology of malaria-related indicators in Siaya County, Kenya, 2012

From: Socioeconomic health inequality in malaria indicators in rural western Kenya: evidence from a household malaria survey on burden and care-seeking behaviour

  < 5 years n (%) 5–14 years n (%) ≥ 15 years n (%) Total n (%)
Fever in prior 2 weeksa 935 (60.6) 209 (44.2) 319 (45.5) 1463 (53.9)
Malaria parasitaemia 532 (34.4) 259 (54.8) 135 (19.3) 926 (34.1)
Care seeking 708 (75.6) 134 (64.1) 190 (59.6) 1032 (70.4)
Medication usageb 766 (81.9) 157 (75.1) 208 (65.2) 1131 (77.3)
ITN use 1033 (66.9) 251 (53.1) 481 (68.6) 1765 (64.9)
  1. ITN insecticide-treated net
  2. aSelf-reported fever
  3. bOf 1463 persons who reported having fever, 1131 took medication