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Table 4 General consumer knowledge about meat as a vector of Toxoplasma 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 (%)
Toxoplasma is transmissible via meat
n (%)
Toxoplasma is not transmissible via meat
X2 test
p-value
OR 95% CI
I have heard of it, but I do not know how to protect myself. 331 135 (40.8) 196 (59.2) < 0.001 2.6 1.80–3.77
I have heard about it, and I know how to protect myself. 190 122 (64.2) 68 (35.8)
Total 521 257 (50.7) 264 (49.3)