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Table 3 Contact with pigs or wild animals and/or their meat products as perceived risk factor for the EVD in the agro-pastoral community

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

Variable Attribute Presence of Ebola   
With case (%) With no cases (%) Correlation
coefficient
p-value
Bush meat consumption Yes 4 (1.7) 111 (48.5) −0.005 0.933
  No 4 (1.7) 110 (48.0)   
Consumption of Pork Yes 7 (3.1) 92 (40.2) 0.105 0.11
  No 1 (0.44) 129 (56.3)   
Monkey meat consumption Yes 7 (3.1) 142 (62.0) 0.059 0.37
  No 1 (0.44) 79 (34.5)   
Eating Bats Yes 5 (2.1 124 (54.1) 0.083 0.21
  No 3 (1.3) 97 (42.4)   
Bats in houses Yes 4 (1.7) 93 (40.6) 0.025 0.703
  No 4 (1.7) 128 (55.9)   
Contact with wild animals Yes 0 (0.0) 4 (1.7) −0.022 0.74
  No 8 (3.5) 217 (94.7)