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Table 3 Knowledge of the efficacy of various preventive actions among Americans traveling to Zika endemic countries (N = 460)

From: Zika knowledge and prevention practices among U.S. travelers: a large cross-sectional survey study

Action N (%)
I. Effective prevention actions
 Vector-related prevention
  Mosquito repellant 401 (87.2)
  Covering clothes 346 (75.2)
  Mosquito nets 297 (64.6)
  Window and door screens 274 (59.6)
  Mosquito coils/fire 270 (58.7)
  Remove standing water 255 (55.4)
  Spray/fumigate 171 (37.2)
 Sexual-related prevention
  Condoms 162 (35.2)
  Abstinence 126 (27.4)
II. Non-effective prevention actions
 Clean household 141 (30.7)
 Drink clean water 127 (27.6)
 Non-barrier contraception 47 (10.2)