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Table 4 Knowledgea on porcine cysticercosis and profit objectives among current pig owners interviewed in 60 villages in Burkina Faso, 2011–2012

From: Development of a health education intervention strategy using an implementation research method to control taeniasis and cysticercosis in Burkina Faso

Topic Knowledge Overall Gender Province
Male Female Boulkiemdé Sanguié Nayala
Porcine cysticercosis n = 2 242 n = 76 n = 2 162 n = 1 173 n = 785 n = 284
Has heard of porcine cysticercosis 89.5
[88.1–90.7]
92.1
[83.6–97.0]
89.4
[88.0–90.7]
87.6
[85.5–89.4]
90.4
[88.2–92.4]
94.7
[91.4–97.0]
Among those having heard of porcine cysticercosis n = 2 006 n = 70 n = 1 933 n = 1 027 n = 710 n = 269
Knowledge on how a pig acquires porcine cysticercosis (eating human faeces) 0.1
[0.0–0.4]
0.0
[0.0–5.1]
0.1
[0.0–0.4]
0.0
[0–0.4]
0.3
[0.0–1.0]
0.0
[0.0–1.4]
Knowledge on where to find cysts in a live pig (under the tongue) 80.5
[78.7–82.2]
91.4
[82.3–96.8]
80.0
[78.2–81.2]
78.5
[75.8–81.0]
80.3
[77.2–83.1]
88.5
[84.0–92.0]
Among those who had knowledge on what to do with a pig with cysticercosis n = 1 876 n = 58 n = 1 815 n = 939 n = 670 n = 267
What would you do if you were to discover nodules on your pig? (slaughter) 8.9
[7.7–10.3]
17.2
[8.6–29.4]
8.7
[7.4–10.0]
10.2
[8.4–12.3]
10.1
[8.0–12.7]
1.1
[0.2–3.2]
Profits from pig farming n = 2 244 n = 76 n = 2 164 n = 1 174 n = 786 n = 284
To pay for healthcare fees 98.8
[98.2–99.2]
100.0
[95.3–100.0]
98.7
[98.1–99.1]
99.1
[98.4–99.6]
99.1
[98.2–99.6]
96.1
[93.2–98.1]
To invest in business 94.4
[93.4–95.3]
67.1
[55.4–77.5]
95.3
[94.4–96.2]
91.0
[89.2–92.5]
97.6
[96.3–98.5]
99.6
[98.1–100]
To send children to school 88.3
[86.9–89.6]
80.3
[69.5–88.5]
88.6
[87.2–89.9]
85.9
[83.7–87.8]
89.2
[86.8–91.3]
96.1
[93.2–98.1]
To buy food 0.7
[0.4–1.1]
5.3
[1.5–12.9]
0.5
[0.3–0.9]
1.3
[0.7–2.1]
0.0
[0.0–0.5]
0.0
[0.0–1.3]
Pig housing management n = 2 243 n = 76 n = 2 163 n = 1 174 n = 785 n = 284
During the rainy season (penned) 44.8
[42.7–46.8]
47.4
[35.8–59.2]
44.6
[42.5–46.7]
44.1
[41.3–47.0]
41.1
[37.7–44.7]
57.4
[51.4–63.2]
During the dry season (roaming free) 98.7
[98.1–99.1]
85.5
[75.6–92.5]
99.2
[98.7–99.5]
98.4
[97.5–99.0]
99.0
[98.0–99.6]
99.3
[97.4–99.9]
  1. aPercentages and binomial exact 95% CIs