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Table 3 Health problems reported by respondents, Lubumbashi 2010

From: Health-seeking behaviour in the city of Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo: results from a cross-sectional household survey

  Malaria syndrome n = 86 Resp. tract syndrome n = 70 Complex WHS n = 43 Others n = 52 Total n = 251
Acute/chronic diseasea      
  Acute 84 (38.7)b 67 (30.9) 41 (18.9) 25 (11.5) 217 (100.0)
  Chronic 2 (5.9) 3 (8.8) 2 (5.9) 27 (79.4) 34 (100.0)
Duration      
  ≤ 2 weeks 80 (38.5) 66 (31.7) 40 (19.2) 22 (10.6) 208 (100.0)
  > 2 weeks 6 (14.0) 4 (9.3) 3 (7.0) 30 (69.8) 43 (100.0)
  1. aAs reported by interviewee.
  2. bFigures between () are percentages.