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Volume 9, Number 10—October 2003

Research

Cultural Contexts of Ebola in Northern Uganda

Barry S. Hewlett*Comments to Author  and Richard P. Amola†
Author affiliations: *Washington State University, Vancouver, Washington, USA; †Ministry of Health, Adjumani, Uganda

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Table 2

How survivors thought they contracted Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF)a

How survivors felt they acquired Ebola %
Men (n=22) Women (n=38)
Washing body of EHF victim
0
21
Love touch
32
11
Transporting EHF patient to hospital
5
16
Caregiving of EHF patient 27 53

aMore than one response possible per informant.

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