Table 2

Identification of illness presented in the vignette

Illness identified as*Overall sample, n=436Urban sites, n=215Rural sites, n=221p Values†
Group 1: Respiratory illness30.740.920.8<0.001
Swine flu, H1N1 influenza or Pandemic flu26.436.716.3<0.001
Seasonal or common flu1.61.91.40.721
Viral (fever/infection)0.50.90.00.243
Common cold0.90.90.91.000
Combinations of fever, chills, cough1.40.52.30.216
Group 2: Other specified conditions38.838.139.40.844
HIV/AIDS3.22.83.60.787
Tuberculosis (TB)9.610.29.00.746
Typhoid3.41.95.00.113
Dengue8.311.25.40.036
Malaria5.34.75.90.670
Other8.97.410.40.316
Group 3: Unable to specify30.520.939.8<0.001
Cannot say or undecided30.520.939.8<0.001
  • *Reported categories analysed as groups have been presented in italicised font.

  • †Fisher’s exact test used for cross-site comparison. Bold represents p≤0.05.