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Table 5 Prevalence (percentage) of practices related to taeniasis and porcine cysticercosis transmission 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

Factor Overall Boulkiemdé province Sanguié province Nayala province
Primary source of drinking water (n = 4 754)     
Borehole (n = 2069) 43.5 (41.3–45.7) 58.0 (56.0–60.0) 30.6 (28.3–32.9) 25.8 (22.8–29.0)
Open well (1 930) 40.6 (38.4–42.9) 26.3 (24.5–28.1) 59.2% (56.8–61.6) 46.4% (42.9–50.0)
Drilled well or river water (755) 15.9 (13.4–18.7) 15.8 (14.4–17.3) 10.2 (8.7–11.8) 27.8 (24.7–31.9)
Boiling of drinking water (n = 4 774)     
Never (n = 4 738) 99.2 (99.0–99.5) 98.8 (98.2–99.2) 99.6 (99.2–99.9) 100 (99.5–100)
Sometimes to always (n = 36) 0.8 (0.5–1.0) 1.2 (0.8–1.7) 0.4 (0.1–0.8) 0 (0–0.5)
Eat pork (n = 4 772)     
Yes (n = 3 156) 66.1 (64.8–67.5) 66.6% (64.6–68.5) 72.5% (70.2–74.6) 52.3% (48.8–55.8)
Boiling pork is the preferred style (n = 3 156) 98.3 (97.7–98.7) 97.7% (96.9–98.4) 98.6% (97.8–99.2) 99.3% (97.9–99.9)
Eat pork outside their homes at least some of the time (n = 3 156) 43.4 (42.1–44.8) 43.9% (41.4–46.4) 59.7% (56.7–62.6) 40.7% (35.9–45.6)
Do not use latrines to defecate (n = 4 774)   86.5% (85.1–87.8) 90.6% (89.1–92.0) 85.7% (83.1–88.1)