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Table 6 Average proportions of knowledge of the condition by gender, level of education and districts

From: Risk factors, perceptions and practices associated with Taenia solium cysticercosis and its control in the smallholder pig production systems in Uganda: a cross-sectional survey

Categories Taeniosis (%) Porcine cysticercosis (%) Human cysticercosis (%)
Gender
 Male 495/745 (66.4) 107/745 (14.4) 29/745 (3.9)
 Female 223/351 (63.5) 18/351 (5.1) 8/351 (2.2)
Level of education
 None 71/114 (62.3) 18/114 (15.8) 4/114 (3.5)
 Primary 344/550 (62.6) 71/550 (12.9) 19/550 (3.5)
 Secondary 224/349 (64.2) 18/349 (5.2) 12/349 (3.4)
 Tertiary 79/83 (95.2) 18/83 (21.7) 2/83 (2.4)
District
 Kamuli 160/400 (40.0) 40/400 (10.0) 6/400 (1.5)
 Masaka 259/324 (79.9) 67/324 (20.7) 16/324 (4.9)
 Mukono 293/372 (78.8) 18/372 (4.8) 15/372 (4.0)