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Table 2 Sources of information on Rift valley fever reported by study respondents

From: Knowledge, attitudes and practices on Rift Valley fever among agro pastoral communities in Kongwa and Kilombero districts, Tanzania

Source of information Total Kongwa Kilombero P value
(n = 452) (n = 237) (n = 215)
No (%) No (%) No (%)
Radio 320 (70.8) 155 (65.4) 165 (76.7) 0.01
Friends 91 (20.1) 44 (18.6) 47 (21.9) 0.38
Community meetings 65 (14.4) 51 (21.6) 14 (6.5) <0.001
Veterinary/health personnel 36 (8.0) 31 (13.1) 5 (2.3) <0.001
Newspaper 19 (4.2) 10 (4.2) 9 (4.2) 1.0
Television 15 (3.3) 6 (2.5) 9 (4.2) 0.31
Health campaign 13 (2.9) 11 (4.6) 2 (0.9) 0.02