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Table 2 Knowledge on Dengue Fever cases and controls, Diredawa city, 2015

From: Factors associated with dengue fever outbreak in Dire Dawa administration city, October, 2015, Ethiopia - case control study

Characteristics Case n = 70 Control n = 140 Total n = 210 P-Value COR (95% CI)
Heard About Dengue
 Yes 24 (34.2%) 62 (44.3%) 86 (40.0%)   
 No 46 (65.7%) 78 (55.7%) 124 (59.01%) 0.166 1.524 (0.840–2.764)
Cause of Dengue
 Know 8 (11.4%) 10 (7.1%) 18 (8.6%)   
 Don’t know 62 (88.6%) 130 (92.9%) 192 (91.4%) 0.300 1.677 (0.631–4.459)
Mode of transmission
 Know 19 (27.1%) 37 (26.4%) 56 (26.7%)   
 Don’t Know 51 (72.9%) 103 (73.6%) 154 (73.3%) 0.912 1.037 (0.543–1.981)
Time Mosquito bites
 Know 7 (10%) 12 (8.6%) 19 (9.0%)   
 Don’t Know 63 (90%) 128 (91.4%) 191 (90.9%) 0.734 1.185 (0.445–3.157)
Water required for breeding
 Know 17 (24.3%) 37 (26.4%) 54 (25.7%)   
 Don’t Know 53 (75.7%) 103 (73.6%) 156 (74.2%) 0.738 0.893 (0.460–1.733)
Knew Symptoms
 Yes 19 (27.1%) 43 (30.7) 62 (29.5%)   
 No 51 (72.9%) 97 (69.3%) 148 (70.5%) 0.593 0.840 (0.444–1.590)