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Table 3 Practices of respondents relating to prevention of cholera

From: Knowledge of, attitudes toward, and preventive practices relating to cholera and oral cholera vaccine among urban high-risk groups: findings of a cross-sectional study in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Characteristics Given score Percentage
(n = 2,830)
Cholera-prevention measures
Use of safe water 1 67.7
Proper sanitation 1 7.3
Health education 1 8.2
Food safety 1 88.9
Basic hygiene practices 1 86.2
Total given score 5  
Total mean score with SD 2.58 ± 0.85  
Good practice (score equal to or greater than 3)   60.6 (95% CI: 58.8-62.4)
Poor practice (score equal to or less than 2)   39.4 (95% CI: 37.6-41.2)