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Table 2 Respondents knowledge of Ebola virus disease

From: Knowledge, perceptions and effects of Ebola virus disease outbreak on the pig value chain in the agro-pastoralist district of Luwero, Central Uganda

  Response (%)
Knowledge assessment Agree Disagree I don’t know
i) Ability to recall
 Ability to recall occurrence of Ebola outbreak 219 (95.6%) 8 (3.5%) 2 (0.9%)
ii) Transmission modea
 Handling Ebola Infected persons 194 (84.7%) 9 (3.9%) 25 (11.4%)
 Eating Bush meat 115 (50.2%) 45 (19%) 69 (30.1%)
 Eating monkey meat 148 (64.9%) 15 (6.6%) 65 (28.5%)
 Migration of people from Ebola endemic areas 191 (83.4%) 6 (2.6%) 32 (14%)
 Public meetings with Ebola infected persons 198 (86.5%) 6 (2.5%) 25 (10.9%)
 Eating pork/ touching pigs 56 (24.5%) 169 (73.8%) 4 (1.7%)
iii) Ebola clinical signsa
 Fever 142 (62.3%) 5 (2.2%) 81 (35.5%)
 Vomiting Blood 160 (71.1%) 3 (1.3%) 62 (27.6%)
 Diarrhea 171 (75.3%) 3 (1.3%) 53 (23.3%)
 Hemorrhage 168 (74.0%) 4 (1.8%) 55 (24.2%)
 Muscle Pain 84 (37.0%) 7 (3.1%) 136 (59.9%)
 Headache 85 (37.1%) 10 (4.5%) 177 (79.7%)
 Skin rash 21 (9.6%) 5 (2.3%) 192 (88.1%)
 Sore throat 35 (15.8%) 10 (4.5%) 177 (79.7%)
  1. a Multiple response