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Volume 13, Number 5—May 2007

Research

Plague and the Human Flea, Tanzania

Anne Laudisoit*†Comments to Author , Herwig Leirs*‡, Rhodes H. Makundi§, Stefan Van Dongen*, Stephen Davis*, Simon Neerinckx*¶, Jozef Deckers¶, and Roland Libois†
Author affiliations: *University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium; †University of Liège, Liège (Sart Tilman), Belgium; ‡University of Aarhus, Kongens Lyngby, Denmark; §Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania; ¶Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium;

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Table 3

Questionnaire responses about plastering frequency, Lushoto District, Tanzania

How many times per week do you plaster the floor?
Village
0
1
2
3
4
5
7
n*
Low frequency
Dule 10 1 1 7 1 20
Mtae 9 2 1 8 20
Handei 1 19 20
Kiranga 13 1 8 5 4 2 33
Magamba
24
6
3
8
4
1
6
52
High frequency
Goka 1 19 20
Mambo 5 2 3 10 20
Nkelei 6 1 13 20
Shume 11 3 3 3 20
Emao 26 4 1 2 8 41
Gologolo 9 17 26
Manolo
5



1

3
9
Total 118 9 15 23 26 5 105 301

*No. respondents per village.

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