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Table 4 Knowledge of clinicians (acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) focal persons) on case definition of AFP and procedures for stool sample collection

From: Polio eradication in Nigeria: evaluation of the quality of acute flaccid paralysis surveillance documentation in Bauchi state, 2016

Knowledge grade Case definition of AFP, n (%) Stool sample collection, n (%)
Focal sites Non-focal sites Focal sites Non-focal sites
Poor knowledge 15 (17.6%) 14 (32.6%) 7 (8.2%) 6 (14.0%)
Fair knowledge 10 (11.8%) 12 (27.9%) 3 (3.5%) 9 (20.9%)
Good knowledge 30 (35.3%) 9 (20.9%) 28 (32.9%) 10 (23.30%)
Very good 30 (35.3%) 8 (18.6%) 47 (55.3%) 18 (41.9%)
Total 85 (100.0%) 43 (100.0%) 85 (100.0%) 43 (100.0%)