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Table 1 Participants’ profile

From: The correlation between malaria RDT (Paracheck pf.®) faint test bands and microscopy in the diagnosis of malaria in Malawi

  Number (%) n = 388
Male 147 (37.9%)
Female 241 (62.1%)
Age range
 0-5 years 151 (39.0%)
 6-15 years 70 (18.0%)
 Over 15 years 167 (43.0%)
Body temperature  
 37.5° - 38.4° 23 (5.9%)
  > 38.5° 17 (4.4%)
Patients’ complaints (multiple answers)
 Cough 175
 Feeling feverish 174
 General body pain 102
 Headache 74
 Abdominal pain 64
 Watery diarrhea 44
 Vomit 24