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Table 5 Practice of respondents towards prevention of CL in northwest, Ethiopia

From: Cutaneous leishmaniasis a neglected tropical disease: community knowledge, attitude and practices in an endemic area, Northwest Ethiopia

Practice description Frequency Percent (%)
What are the prevention measures for cutaneous leishmaniasis?
 Health education 76 18.6
 Hygiene 171 41. 9
 Bed net 129 31.6
 Insecticide 58 14.2
 I don’t know 108 26.5
Which sand fly prevention methods do you know?
 Ointment 5 1.2
 Insecticides 53 12.9
 Closing door and windows 37 9.1
 Hygiene 122 29.9
 Other 42 10.3
 I don’t know 149 36.5