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Table 1 Frequency of mentioned diseases/symptoms.

From: Portrait of a lengthy vaccination trajectory in Burkina Faso: from cultural acceptance of vaccines to actual immunization

Disease/symptoms Considered Normal/inevitable
(n)
Considered potentially fatal
(n)
Considered as side effects
(n)
Fever 10 5 8
Diarrhea 9 5 3
Stomach/head pains 6 3 1
Cough 8 4 -
Malaria 6 1 -
Chickenpox 4 8 -
Convulsions 3 8 -
Vomiting 3 3 -
Meningitis - 3 -
  1. Frequency table of the mentioned diseases/symptoms. 1: considered normal/inevitable; 2: considered potentially fatal; 3: considered as possible side effects, by the participant of the focus groups (n = total of participants who mentioned the disease/symptom).