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Table 3 General consumer knowledge about meat as a vector of Salmonella based on a representative survey in Germany (2017)

From: Comparison of consumer knowledge about Campylobacter, Salmonella and Toxoplasma and their transmissibility via meat: results of a consumer study in Germany

Consumer knowledge n n (%)
Salmonella is transmissible via meat
n (%)
Salmonella is not transmissible via meat
X2 test
p-value
OR 95% Cl
I have heard of it, but I do not know how to protect myself. 201 158 (78.6) 43 (21.4) < 0.001 2.1 1.43–3.20
I have heard about it, and I know how to protect myself. 779 691 (88.7) 88 (11.3)
Total 980 849 (86.6) 131 (13.4)