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Table 4 Reasons given by dog owners explaining failure to attend to a Static Point

From: Development of a high number, high coverage dog rabies vaccination programme in Sri Lanka

ReasonFrequencyProportion (%)
I was unaware of the campaign103537.9
I was unavailable80029.3
I couldn’t handle the dog27910.2
The dog is actually stray/semi-owned1465.3
The dog is too young for vaccination1445.3
The distance was too great1224.5
No answer782.9
The procedure is unnecessary451.6
The procedure is harmful130.5
The dog was indeed previously vaccinated130.5
The dog is under the care of a private vet50.2