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Table 4 The association between attitudes, knowledge and reported behaviors regarding purchase and consumption of milk products

From: A cross sectional survey assessing knowledge, attitudes and behaviors regarding brucellosis among Arab Israelis

   Knowledgea Attitudesb
Behavior   Mean Standard Deviation Mean Standard Deviation
Do you purchase milk from non-regulated sources? Yes 3.17 1.43 3.57 0.81
No 3.73 1.31 2.98 0.96
P 0.024 < 0.0001
Do you purchase white cheese from non-regulated sources? Yes 3.55 1.29 3.52 0.87
No 3.67 1.36 2.93 0.94
P 0.30 < 0.0001
Do you or members of your family eat cheeses that do not come in sealed packaging non-regulated sources? Yes 3.55 1.32 3.44 0.89
No 3.70 1.37 2.83 0.87
P 0.071 < 0.0001
Do you eat white cheese that was purchased non-regulated sources? Yes 3.42 1.38 3.53 0.89
No 3.77 1.28 2.89 0.93
P 0.015 < 0.0001
  1. a Mann-Whitney test bT-test