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Table 1 Details of questionnaire sections on sociodemographic, KAP and treatment-seeking behaviour regarding dengue

From: Development and validation of a structured survey questionnaire on knowledge, attitude, preventive practice, and treatment-seeking behaviour regarding dengue among the resident population of Sabah, Malaysia: an exploratory factor analysis

Section No. of items Concepts measured Response options
Sociodemographic 6 Age, gender, race, marital status, level of education, occupation Closed-ended, multiple-choice
Knowledge 44 General knowledge of dengue: aspects related to symptoms and signs, causes, exposure, and treatment True/false/don’t know
1 = Correct answer
0 = Incorrect/don’t know
Attitude 15 Attitudes towards dengue prevention 1 = Strongly agree
2 = Agree
3 = Not sure
4 = Disagree
5 = Strongly disagree
Preventive practice 18 Practices to reduce Aedes mosquitoes and larvae 1 = Yes
2 = No
3 = Not sure
4 = Not related
Treatment-seeking behaviour 5 Behaviour towards seeking treatment for dengue 1 = Yes
2 = No