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Table 1 Knowledge about schistosomiasis in the study population in Korhogo (March 2015)

From: Risk factors for schistosomiasis in an urban area in northern Côte d’Ivoire

Variables Yes Total
n (%) n (%)
Knowledge of the diseases
blood in urine or stool 129 (17.8) 724 (100)
Is schistosomiasis transmitted by
• Drinking unsafe water 209 (31.2) 671 (100)
• Eating contaminated food 13 (1.9)  
• Washing in surface water 474 (70.6)  
• By contamination 42 (6.3)  
• Walking without shoes in urine   
    of infected person 42 (6.3)  
• Contact with waste water 358 (53.3)  
• Others 53 (7.9)  
Do you know the symptoms? 73 (71.6) 102 (100)
Is schistosomiasis manifested by?   
• Painful urination 16 (21.9) 73 (100)
• Urine scanty and frequent 7 (9.6)  
• Blood in stool 40 (54.8)  
• Intestinal disorders 1 (1.4)  
• Headache 3 (4.1)  
• Blood in urine 50 (68.5)  
• Others 13 (17.8)