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Table 4 Malaria symptoms that the insured and uninsured patients were asked about by providers

From: Quality of uncomplicated malaria case management in Ghana among insured and uninsured patients

Malaria symptoms Insured Uninsured
N = 483 (%) N = 40 (%)
Hot body/fever 82 88
Weakness 53 58
Cough 62 55
Vomiting 58 65
Convulsion 6 5
Joint pains 35 30
Nausea 21 23
Chills and shivering 41 48
Yellowish eye ball 40 35
Catarrh 21 25
Diarrhoea 50 50
Headache 58 58
Loss of appetite 36* 53*
Bitter taste 23 28
Yellowish urine 8* 20*
  1. p- Chi-square test.
  2. * Significant at 5%.
  3. Source: Patient exit data January to April, 2011.