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Table 5 Patients with positive dengue RDT followed up 30 days after diagnosis, by characteristics and service use

From: Presence of three dengue serotypes in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso): research and public health implications

Variables N Percentage(%)
Diagnosis communicated to the patient (n = 30)
 • Dengue 29 96.7
 • Malaria 1 3.3
Information provided on infection modalities (n = 30)
 • Yes 24 80
 • No 6 20
Information provided on healthcare services (n = 30)
 • Yes 23 76.7
 • No 7 23.3
Status of the illnessa (n = 30)
 • Cured 29 96.7
 • Still ill 1 3.3
Number of options pursued (different types) (n = 30 patients)
 • One option 8 26.7
 • Two options 18 60
 • Three options 4 13.3
Types of options pursued (n = 58 occurrences)
 • CSPS 30 53.6
 • Self-medication 18 32.1
 • District hospital 1 1.8
 • National hospital 1 1.8
 • Nursing practice 1 1.8
 • Clinic 3 5.4
 • Tradi-practitioner 2 3.6
  1. a Self-reported 30 days after diagnosis