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Table 2 Regional classification in low, middle and high endemic areas for E. multilocularis (variable STATE EM) based on the expertise of epidemiologists of Czech Republic (CZ), France (FR), Germany (DE) and Switzerland (CH).

From: Survey of public knowledge about Echinococcus multilocularisin four European countries: Need for proactive information

country areas (regions) classification
CZ* Central Bohemia (Central Bohemia), East Bohemia (East Bohemia, Region Pardubice, Moravian Highlands (northern part)), North Moravia (Region Olomouc, Maravian – Silesian), Prague (Prague) low (N = 287)
  North Bohemia (North-West Bohemia, Giant Mountains – Liberec), South Bohemia (South Bohemia, Moravian Highland (western part)), South Moravia (Southern Moravia, Region Zlin, Moravian Highlands (eastern part)) middle (N = 213)
  West Bohemia (Pilsen Region, Spas of the Western Bohemia) high (N = 41)
FR Mediterranean Area (Languedoc Roussillon, Provence-Alpes Côte-d'Azur), Nord (Nord Pas-de-Calais), Paris Area (Ile de France), South West (Aquitaire, Midi-Pyrénées, Limousin), West (Bretagne, Pays-de-la-Loire, Poitou-Charentes), West Paris Basin (Haute-Normandie, Basse Normandie, Centre) low (N = 356)
  East Paris Basin (Picardie, Champagne-Ardennes, Bourgogne) middle (N = 40)
  East (Lorraine, Alsac, Franche-Comté), Rhône Alps (Rhône-Alpes, Auvergne) high (N = 104)
DE Berlin, Brandenburg, Bremen, Hamburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Sachsen, Sachsen-Anhalt, Schleswig-Holstein low (N = 125)
  Niedersachsen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Saarland, Thueringen middle (N = 202)
  Baden-Wuerttemberg, Bayern, Hessen high (N = 173)
CH † Highlands of Switzerland (Appenzell-Ausserrhoden, Appenzell- Innerrhoden, Graubuenden, Luzern, Nidwalden, Obwalden, St. Gallen, Uri, Zug, eastern part of Valais, highlands of Bern and Schwyz) middle (N = 121)
  Western Switzerland (cantons Gêneve, Jura, Neuchâtel, Vaud and western part of the cantons Fribourg and Valais), Mid-Western high (N = 379)
  Switzerland (cantons Baselland, Baselstadt, Solothurn, western part of canton Aargau and lowlands of canton Bern)  
  Mid-Eastern Switzerland (cantons Schaffhausen, Schwyz, Turgau, Zuerich, eastern part of canton Aargau and northern part of canton Schwyz)  
  1. In brackets the number of interviewed persons per category is given.
  2. * E. multilocularis is considerably less prevalent in the Czech Republic than compared to the other three countries. In order to analyze the effects of endemicity within the countries the regional classification was undertaken for each country separately.
  3. † The canton Ticino was not included in this study