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Table 4 Practice of respondents towards VL prevention and control in Addis Zemen town, South Gondar, Northwest Ethiopia, 2012

From: Knowledge, attitude and practices related to visceral leishmaniasis among residents in Addis Zemen town, South Gondar, Northwest Ethiopia

Variables Frequency Percentage (%)
Prevention of sand fly n = 167 Bed net 33 19.8
DDT 6 3.6
Cleanliness 3 1.9
Isolation of patients 1 0.6
Not use any prevention methods 25 14.8
I don’t know 20 11.8
More than one answer 79 47.4
Use of bed net n = 303 Yes 284 93.7
No 19 6.3
Sleeping outdoor n = 303 Yes 32 10.6
No 271 89.4
Sleeping condition n = 32 Under tree shade with bed net 6 18.7
Under tree shade without bed net 26 81.3
Work time Preference when temperature is high n = 303 Day time 151 49.8
night time 42 13.9
Both 110 36.3
Practice (overall) Good practiced 208 68.6%
  Not Good practice 95 31.4%