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Table 6 Knowledge of schistosomiasis prevention measures 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 = 1450
Korhogo
n = 1443
Total
n = 2893
 
Yes (n) Yes (%) Yes (n) Yes (%) Yes (n) Yes (%)
Do you know how to avoid schistosomiasis? 438 30.2 173 12.0 611 21.1
 Avoid eating certain foods 77 17.6 4 2.3 81 13.3
 Avoid drinking unsafe water 285 65.1 86 49.7 371 60.7
 Avoid swimming in rivers, drains, etc. 214 48.9 132 76.3 346 56.6
 Avoid urinating in water bodies 198 45.2 37 21.4 235 38.5
 Avoid defecating in water bodies 201 45.9 31 17.9 232 38.0
aOther 25 5.7 24 13.9 49 8.0
 Do not know 6 1.4 2 1.2 8 1.3
  1. *Multiple choice question; n: Number of respondents; a Avoid contact with goat urine, wear protective shoes, avoid drinking hot water