Table 3

Presenting symptoms

Number %
CNS related
Altered level of consciousness7813.2
Convulsion559.4
Headache284.8
Irritability223.8
Photophobia91.5
Behavioural change71.2
Others233.8
Specific to other organ system
Rash254.3
Upper respiratory tract infection162.7
Skin haemorrhage71.2
Sore throat71.2
Others427.2
Systemic
Vomiting/nausea6010.3
Fever559.3
Lethargy376.3
Poor feeding366.2
Shortness of breath305.1
Pallor122.1
Cyanosis111.9
Respiratory arrest91.5
Poor weight gain81.4
Weakness of limbs71.2
Others40.7
  • The most frequent presentations in each group are shown, as number and percentage of all symptom occurrences (n = 590). Symptoms noted at a frequency of <1% of all symptom occurrences are aggregated under each heading as “others”.