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Table 2 Knowledge assessment questions regarding A/H7N9 avian influenza virus

From: Knowledge, attitudes, and practices of Hong Kong population towards human A/H7N9 influenza pandemic preparedness, China, 2014

Characteristics Yes (%) No (%) Do not know (%)
Do you think H7N9 is the seasonal flu of this year? (n = 1,016) 637(62.5) 312(30.6) 67(7.0)
Do you think H7N9 avian influenza can be spread by? (n = 1,009)
Droplets by people 515(50.5) 489(47.9) 15(1.5)
Air borne 655(64.2) 360(35.3) 5(0.5)
Direct hand contact 611(59.9) 400(39.2) 8(0.8)
Indirect hand contact (e.g. via door handle) 561(55.0) 455(44.6) 3(0.3)
Human faeces 550(53.9) 445(43.6) 25(2.5)
Animals 906(88.8) 104(10.2) 10(1.0)
Insects 281(27.5) 711(69.7) 27(2.6)
Do you think seasonal flu vaccination can protect you from H7N9 virus infections? (n = 1,019) 370(36.3) 614(60.2) 35(3.4)