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Table 7 Proportions of responses on deworming practices associated with control of T. solium cysticercosis

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

Deworming practice Kamuli Masaka Mukono Total, n (%) X 2 P-value
Deworming pigs      4.295 0.000
 Yes 303 357 371 1031 (94.1)   
 No 39 18 8 65 (6.3)   
Deworm pigs how often      3.495 0.000
 3 months interval 94 178 216 488 (44.5)   
 Once a month 131 110 93 334 (30.5)   
  > 3 months interval 84 64 61 209 (25.0)   
Drugs used       
 Albendazole 122 229 209 932 (85.0)   
 Ivermectin 33 23 108 164 (15.0)   
Deworming self and family      4.97 0.000
 Yes 143 244 293 680 (62.0)   
 No 197 129 90 416 (38.0)   
How often      2.338 0.000
 Once a month 44 50 20 114 (16.8)   
 3 months interval 42 117 167 326 (47.9)   
  > 3 months 57 77 106 240 (35.3)   
Drugs used      2.492 0.000
 Albendazole 122 228 204 554 (81.5)   
 Ivermectin 0 1 0 1 (0.15)   
 Praziquantel 0 0 5 5 (0.74)   
 Others 23 13 84 120 (17.7)