Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Infectious Diseases / 2019 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Awareness and Malaria Prevention Practices in a Rural Community in the Ho Municipality, Ghana

Table 2

Awareness on malaria spread, symptoms, and treatment.

VariableAttributesFrequency (n=246)Percent (%)

Awareness of malariaYes24298
No62

Malaria is transmissible from infected personYes10040
No14860

Common symptoms of malariaFever21587
Nausea12651
Headache17972
Body aches16767
Vomiting18173
Shivering21988

Name of vector that transmits malariaFemale anopheles18775
Male anopheles73
No idea5422

Medicines against malariaChloroquine12550
Quine17370
No idea21
Others229

Other forms of malaria treatmentACT2196
Artemether lumefantrine15

Malaria is a/anOrdinary disease9639
Deadly disease13253
No idea208

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