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Table 4 Categorization of risk perceptions of respondents in Abakaliki LGA, Ebonyi State, South Eastern Nigeria 2019

From: Knowledge and risk perception towards Lassa fever infection among residents of affected communities in Ebonyi State, Nigeria: implications for risk communication

Risk Perception of ParticipantsFrequency
(n = 326)
Percentage (%)
Perception of severity of LF infection
 High30392.9
 Low237.1
Perception of susceptibility to LF infection
 High23672.4
 Low9027.6
Perception of benefit of LF preventive practices
 High11936.5
 Low20763.5
Perception of barrier towards LF preventive practices
 High10431.9
 Low22268.1
Self-efficacy towards LF preventive practices
 High26982.5
 Low5717.5