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Table 4 Knowledge of transmission pathway of schistosomiasis according to locality*

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

  Kaédi
n = 779
Korhogo
n = 289
Total
n = 1068
Yes (n) Yes (%) Yes (n) Yes (n) Yes (%) Yes (%)
Do you know how schistosomiasis is transmitted? 497 63.8 188 65.1 685 64.1
 Drinking unsafe water 312 62.8 72 38.3 384 56.1
 Eating poorly washed fruits, vegetables 81 16.3 5 2.7 86 12.6
 Swimming in rivers, drains, etc. 295 59.4 124 66.0 419 61.2
 Contact with infected person 41 8.2 15 8.0 56 8.2
 Walking barefoot on infected urine 110 22.1 13 6.9 123 18.0
 Contact with dirty water 253 50.9 81 43.1 334 48.8
aOther transmission 38 7.6 22 11.7 60 8.8
 Do not know 6 1.2 2 1.1 8 1.2
  1. *Multiple choice question; n: Number of respondents; a Avoiding contact with goat urine, wearing protective shoes, avoiding drinking hot water