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Table 3 Population’s knowledge of schistosomiasis symptoms according to level of literacy in Korhogo and Kaédi

From: Correction to: Community knowledge, attitudes and practices related to schistosomiasis and associated healthcare-seeking behaviours in northern Côte d’Ivoire and southern Mauritania

  No education (%) Arabic (%) Primary (%) Secondary (%) High school (%) P-value
Korhogo n = 576 n = 155 n = 263 n = 343 n = 107  
Knowledge of schistosomiasis 54 (9.4) 17 (11) 49 (18.6) 106 (30.6) 45 (42.1) ≤ 0.001 a
Knowledge of symptom d 23 (42.6) 11 (64.7) 24 (49.0) 54 (50.9) 29 (64.4) 0.856a
  Pain during urination 9 (39.1) 6 (54.4) 9 (37.5) 14 (24.6) 4 (0.05) 0.5b
  Low urine output 3 (13.0) 1 (9.1) 3 (12.5) 3 (5.3) 0 (0.0) N/A
  Blood in stool 11 (47.8) 4 (36.4) 8 (33.3) 31 (54.4) 16 (55.2) 0.384a
  Stomach pain 0 (0.0) 1 (9.1) 2 (8.2) 3 (5.3) 1 (3.4) N/A
  Headache 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (4.2) 4 (7.0) 2 (6.9) N/A
  Blood in urine 11 (47.8) 9 (81.8) 19 (79.2) 39 (68.4) 22 (75.9) 0.111a
  cOther symptoms 7 (30.4) 2 (18.2) 1 (4.2) 8 (14.0) 7 (24.1) 0.135b
Kaédi n = 473 n = 472 n = 236 n = 195 n = 72  
Knowledge of schistosomiasis 276 (58.4) 228 (48.3) 122 (51.7) 107 (54.9) 35 (48.6) 0.031 a
Knowledge of symptom d 170 (61.6) 114 (50.0) 67 (54.9) 66 (61.7) 23 (65.7) 0.441a
  Pain during urination 52 (30.6) 49 (43.0) 24 (35.8) 18 (27.3) 10 (43.5) 0.129a
  Low urine output 66 (38.8) 65 (57.0) 26 (38.8) 21 (31.8) 15 (65.2) 0.001 a
  Blood in stool 76 (44.7) 56 (49.1) 29 (43.3) 29 (43.9) 13 (56.5) 0.755a
  Stomach pain 35 (20.6) 30 (26.3) 12 (17.9) 8 (12.1) 7 (30.4) 0.151a
  Headache 28 (16.5) 22 (19.3) 6 (9.0) 2 (3.0) 3 (13.0) 0.020 b
  Blood in urine 144 (84.7) 98 (86.0) 61 (91.0) 61 (92.4) 17 (73.9) 0.146a
  cOther symptoms 8 (4.7) 3 (2.6) 3 (4.5) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) N/A
  1. Significant P-values (< 0.05) are highlighted in bold
  2. aP-value based on chi-square test; bP-value based on Fisher’s exact test; cWound on the reproductive organs, constipation; d Multiple choice question; n: Number of respondents