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Table 7 Comparison of malaria symptoms and species of parasites

From: Haematological profile of children with malaria in Sorong, West Papua, Indonesia

Symptoms P. vivax P. falciparum Mixed malaria p-value*
Fever, n (%) 75 (98.7) 102 (100.0) 4 (100.0) 0.469
Anorexia, n (%) 51 (67.1) 73 (71.6) 3 (75.0) 0.793
Asthenia, n (%) 48 (63.2) 72 (70.6) 3 (75.0) 0.549
Myalgia/ arthralgia, n (%) 47 (61.8) 72 (70.6) 3 (75) 0.444
Nausea, n (%) 50 (65.8) 60 (58.8) 1 (25.0) 0.211
Pale, n (%) 24 (31.6) 59 (57.8) 3 (75.0) 0.001
Abdominal pain, n (%) 25 (32.9) 42 (41.2) 1 (25) 0.462
Headache, n (%) 28 (36.8) 39 (38.2) 0 (0.0) 0.298
Chills, n (%) 15 (19.7) 20 (19.6) 0 (0.0) 0.614
Sweating, n (%) 8 (10.5) 11 (10.8) 0 (0.0) 0.787
Jaundice, n (%) 0 (0.0) 1 (1.0) 0 (0.0) 0.674
  1. *Contingency coefficient correlation