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Table 3 Scores of knowledge and attitude towards cutaneous leishmaniasis and knowledge towards sand fly vector among the participants (n = 466)

From: Knowledge and attitude towards cutaneous leishmaniasis among rural endemic communities in Shara’b district, Taiz, southwestern Yemen

Characteristics (Total score possible) Knowledge and attitude scores (interpretation) n %
Knowledge towards CL (5) 0–3 (poor) 362 77.7
4–5 (good) 104 22.3
Knowledge towards sand fly (5) 0–3 (poor) 312 67.0
4–5 (good) 154 33.0
Attitude about CL (3) 0–1 (negative attitude) 231 49.6
2–3 (positive attitude) 235 50.4