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Table 3 Knowledge about the items of reportable communicable diseases among primary doctors in Taiwan (N = 1093)

From: Private doctors' practices, knowledge, and attitude to reporting of communicable diseases: a national survey in Taiwan

Selected communicable diseases Total subjects (n = 1093) Subjects with diagnosis experiences of reportable diseases (n = 406)
  Numbers (%) of correct answers Numbers (%) of correct answers among subjects who did report (n = 340) Numbers (%) of correct answers among subjects who did not report (n = 66) p value*
SARS 1077(98.5) 335 (98.5) 66 (100.0) 0.32
Herpes (Not a reportable disease) 1023 (93.6) 311 (91.5) 61 (92.4) 0.80
Uncomplicated cases of influenza (Not a reportable disease) 988 (90.4) 309 (90.9) 57 (86.4) 0.26
Severe case of enterovirus infection 975 (89.2) 314 (92.4) 61 (92.4) 0.98
Anthrax 888 (81.2) 291 (85.6) 57 (86.4) 0.87
Scarlet fever 811(74.2) 271 (79.7) 57 (86.4) 0.21
Rubella 438 (40.1) 164 (48.2) 30 (45.5) 0.68
Measles 434 (39.7) 164 (48.2) 32 (48.5) 0.97
Tetanus 324 (29.6) 120 (35.3) 26 (39.4) 0.53
Chickenpox 308 (28.2) 121 (35.6) 15 (22.7) 0.04
  1. *x 2 test between reporting doctors and non-reporting doctors.