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Table 2 Results of KAP tests on Chagas disease surveillance among schoolchildren in the three pilot sites

From: Integrating an infectious disease programme into the primary health care service: a retrospective analysis of Chagas disease community-based surveillance in Honduras

Department Pilot site Number of participants Disease symptom knowledge1 Vector bug risk awareness2 Bug search behaviour3
Jul 2009 Oct 2010 Jul 2009 Oct 2010 Jul 2009 Oct 2010 Jul 2009 Oct 2010
Copán Rincón del Buey 157 149 80.5 78.5 77.9 83.9* 37.8 44.3
Lempira Santa Cruz 70 148 75.7 71.0 70.0 75.8** 40.0 51.4
Intibucá Dolores 314 359 69.1 78.3* 77.4 82.7* 63.2 62.1
  1. 1x2 test analysed whether the typical disease symptom was identified before and after the health promotion.
  2. 2ANOVA test compared the scores of vector identification test before and after the health promotion.
  3. 3x2 test examined whether the bug search was carried out before and after the health promotion.
  4. *p <0.01, **p < 0.05.
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