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Table 1 Numbers of responses (%) to questions about occupational exposure to T. gondii.

From: Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondiiinfection among veterinary staff in Ontario, Canada (2002): Implications for teratogenic risk

Activity Details Veterinarians n = 126 Veterinary technicians n = 35 All participants N = 161
Exposure to cats Doing fecals 81/125 (64.8) 35/35 (100) 116/160 (72.5)
  Cleaning litter 112/125 (89.6) 34/35 (97.1) 146/160 (91.3)
  Accidental 124/124 (99.2) 33/35 (94.3) 157/160 (98.1)
  Owned outdoor cat 58/126 (46.0) 11/29 (37.9) 69/155 (44.5)
Precautions taken when performing tasks Gloves always used 9/72 (12.5) 7/34 (20.6) 16/106 (15.1)
  Hands always washed 70/81 (86.4) 34/35 (97.1) 104/116 (89.7)
Cleaning litter Gloves always used 5/92 (5.4) 2/33 (6.1) 7/125 (5.6)
  Hands always washed 81/111 (73.0) 30/34 (88.2) 111/145 (76.6)
Accidental Gloves always used 6/106 (5.7) 4/31 (12.9) 10/137 (7.3)
  Hands always washed 109/122 (89.3) 31/33 (93.9) 140/155 (90.3)