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Table 4 Self-reported symptoms in four week recall period, stratified by user groups

From: Coping with ill-health: health care facility, chemist or medicinal plants? Health-seeking behaviour in a Kenyan wetland

  Smallholder farmers (n = 106) Commercial farmers (n = 95) Pastoralists (n = 99) Service sector workers (n = 100) Total (n = 400)
  n % n % n % n % n %
Self-reported symptoms
 Abdominal complaints 39 36.8 31 32.6 27 27.3 32 32.0 129 32.3
 Fever 42 39.6 38 40.0 39 39.4 41 41.0 160 40.0
 Skin irritation 21 19.8 23 24.2 13 13.1 19 19.0 76 19.0
 Poor eye condition 20 18.9 10 10.5 20 20.2 11 11.0 61 15.3