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Table 9 Association of knowledge variables with precautionary measures

From: Social determinants that lead to poor knowledge about, and inappropriate precautionary practices towards, avian influenza among butchers in Kathmandu, Nepal

Factors Categories Precautionary measure Chi-square test (p value)
   Satisfactory practice N (%) Poor practice N (%)  
Definition of bird flu Correct 13 (76.5) 4 (23.5) 0.005
Incorrect 24 (36.4) 42 (63.6)  
Cause of AI No 23 (37.7) 38 (62.3) 0.036
Yes 14 (63.6) 8 (36.4)  
Risk group No 12 (28.6) 30 (71.4) 0.003
Yes 25 (61.0) 16 (39.0)  
Transmission Cannot transmit 4 (19.0) 17 (81.0) 0.006
Can transmit 33 (53.2) 29 (46.8)  
Aware of signs of AI in chickens Yes 23 (52.3) 21 (47.7) 0.134
No 14 (35.9) 25 (64.1)  
Aware of AI signs and symptoms in humans Yes 10 (50.0) 10 (50.0) 0.576
  No 27 (42.9) 36 (57.1)