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Table 2 Percentage of caregivers surveyed who had knowledge of pneumonia symptoms

From: Association between caregivers’ knowledge and care seeking behaviour for children with symptoms of pneumonia in six sub-Saharan African Countries

  CAR Chad DRC Malawi Nigeria Sierra Leone
Symptoms mentioned as reason to seek care
 Difficulty breathing 24.0% 17.4% 20.6% 19.9% 22.7% 21.7%
 Fast breathing 17.0% 16.3% 16.0% 14.8% 19.5% 19.5%
 Fast and difficulty in breathing 11.2% 4.5% 6.8% 5.1% 10.3% 8.3%
 Fast or difficulty in breathing (defined as “knowledge” in this paper) 29.7% 29.2% 29.7% 29.6% 31.9% 32.9%
Total number of survey sample 6821 9873 7123 13951 16242 6033