Volume 93, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645



We used Demographic and Health Survey data to describe the 2-week period prevalence of fever, cough, and diarrhea among children aged < 5 years in low-resources areas. We then explored the relationship between prevalence of isolated fever and national malaria risk. Fever and isolated fever occurred in 26.7% and 7.0% of children, respectively, and was not fully explained by malaria.


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  • Received : 16 Oct 2014
  • Accepted : 11 Mar 2015
  • Published online : 08 Jul 2015
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