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Table 3 Knowledge, behavioural and hygiene practices of butchers in relation to cysticercosis at selected slaughter slabs

From: Assessment of sanitary conditions of unregistered pig slaughter slabs and post mortem examination of pigs for Taenia solium metacestodes in Kaduna metropolis, Nigeria

Factors Outcome (n = 10)
Boiling/treatment of drinking water: Yes 0
No 10 (100%)
Regular hand washing after toilet use: Yes 3 (30%)
No 7 (70%)
Regular hand washing after handling pork with: Soap 9 (90%)
Sanitizer 0
Water only 1 (10%)
Wearing of hand gloves and aprons at work: Yes 0
No 10 (100%)
Consumption of pork: Yes 10 (100%)
No 0
Roasting and eating pork while handling raw pork: Yes 4 (40%)
No 6 (60%)
Method of pork processing for consumption: Cooked 4 (40%)
Cooked and fried 2 (20%)
Roasted 4 (40%)
Knowledge on public health significance of Taenia solium: Yes 0
No 10 (100%)