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Table 3 Knowledge concerning the route of transmission of CMV (#3)

From: What people know about congenital CMV: an analysis of a large heterogeneous population through a web-based survey

  Gender (n = 3,215) Age (n = 2,840) a Education (n = 3,215) Parenthood (n = 3,215) Total
Female Male <24 years 25–40 year >40 year Undergraduates Bachelor graduates Masters graduates Non-parents Parents
Total of respondents (n.)   961 842 1,186 812 1,391 363 1,461 2,260 955 3,215
Right answers (%) Saliva 67.0 70.1 65.7 71.9 68.1 66.4 65.0 70.1 67.6 68.6 67.9
Sexual Intercourse 56.4* 63.2 61.2 56.8 58.7 60.0 59.8 56.6 60.4* 53.7 58.4
Blood contact 65.9* 71,4 69.1 67.5 66.1 68.6 71.4 65.6 69.6* 62.8 67.6
Urine contact 43.2 41.5 41.6 42.6 44.6 42.0 43.8 43.1 42.6 42.9 42.7
Breast-feeding 42.7 41.1 50.4* 40.7 33.4 45.5* 41.9 39.2 47.0* 30.8 42.2
Transfusion/Transplant 51.6* 59.1 58.7* 56.4 46.6 54.7 54.3 52.9 58.2* 43.6 53.8
Wrong answers (%) Direct skin contact 4.6 4.8 3.9 4.6 6.0 4.3 2.5 5.5 4.4 5.1 4.6
Air 9.9 7.8 8.3 10.5 9.5 9.3 5.2 10.3 8.2* 11.7 9.3
Do not know 15.6 15.9 15.7 13.9 16.8 16.0 14.3 15.8 15.4 16.4 15.7
  1. a Information about the age of responders was provided by 2,840 out of 3,215 individuals
  2. * p < 0.05