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Table 5 Participant knowledge scores for risk factors and warning for CVD event

From: Public knowledge of risk factors and warning signs for cardiovascular disease among young and middle-aged adults in rural Tanzania

  Number (%)
Knowledge scores on risk factors for CVDs
 Good knowledge 762 (25.4)
 Moderate knowledge 1167 (38.9)
 Poor knowledge 862 (28.7)
 Not knowledgeable 209 (7.0)
Knowledge scores on warning signs for CVD event
 Good knowledge 524 (17.5)
 Moderate knowledge 1274 (42.5)
 Poor knowledge 848 (28.3)
 Not knowledgeable 354 (11.8)
Overall knowledge scores for risk factors and warning signs
 Good knowledge 488 (16.3)
 Moderate knowledge 1285 (42.8)
 Poor knowledge 1073 (35.8)
 Not knowledgeable 154 (5.1)