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Table 2 Responses of post-IEC after fish introductions in villages in Karnataka, India, March to October 2006

From: Comparative efficacy of two poeciliid fish in indoor cement tanks against chikungunya vector Aedes aegyptiin villages in Karnataka, India

Questionnaire Response
  Domatmari (n = 50) Balmanda (n = 50) p value
1. Have you gained new knowledge through IEC? Yes - 48 (96%)
No - 2 (4%)
Yes - 47 (94%)
No - 3 (6%)
> 0.001
2. Did you know the cause of the fever outbreak? a. Chikungunya - 42 (84%)
b. Dengue - 8% (16%)
c. Malaria - 0
d. Brain fever (JE) - 0
a. Chikungunya - 39 (78%)
b. Dengue - 3 (6%)
c. Malaria - 4 (8%)
d. Brain fever (JE) - 2 (4%)
a. > 0.001
b. < 0.01
c. < 0.01
d. < 0.01
3. Which mosquito species was responsible for the fever? a. Anopheles - 3 (6%)
b. Aedes - 47 (94%)
c. Culex - 0
a. Anopheles - 6 (12%)
b. Aedes - 42 (84%)
c. Culex - 2 (4%)
a. < 0.01
b. > 0.001
c. < 0.01
4. Aedes mosquitoes breed in a. Clean water - 46 (92%)
b. Polluted water - 4 (8%)
a. Clean water - 39 (78%)
b. Polluted water - 11 (22%)
a. > 0.01
b. < 0.01
5 Did you like the fish-based biocontrol programme? a. Yes - 44 (88%)
b. No - 6 (12%)
a. Yes - 26 (52%)
b. No - 24 (48%)
a. < 0.001
b. < 0.001
6. What are the drawbacks of such programme? a. Bad smell - 4 (8%)
b. Fish died - 2 (4%)
a. Bad smell - 34 (72%)
b. Fish died - 31 (62%)
a. < 0.001
b. < 0.001
7. Would you promote such programme? a. Yes - 50 (100%)
b. No - 0
a. Yes - 32 (64%)
b. No - 18 (36%)
a. < 0.01
b. < 0.001