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Table 3 Malaria rule based diagnosis and classification against the symptoms and signs

From: Clinical malaria diagnosis: rule-based classification statistical prototype

Symptoms and signs Age category
(18 years and above)
(10–17 years)
(5–9 years)
Rule 1 Rule 2 Rule 3 Rule 4 Rule 5 Rule 6
Febricity Yes Yes
Drowsiness Yes Yes Yes
Fever Yes Yes
Dark urine Yes
Rigors Yes Yes
Joint pains Yes Yes
Vomiting Yes Yes Yes
Splenomegaly Yes Yes
Malaria outcome POS POS POS POS POS POS
  1. POS positive malaria outcome