Volume 15, Number 4—April 2009
Avian Influenza Risk Perception among Poultry Workers, Nigeria
|Surveyed population||Farmers/farm workers||Farm workers||Consumers|
|Food safety knowledge||56.8%||58%||92%|
|Avian influenza concern||88.6%||69.7%||6|
|Knowledge of avian influenza||67.1%||63.8%||88%|
|Literacy level of respondents||47.7% higher education (degree, tertiary education)||One third high school and college||98%|
|Receipt of information after outbreaks||97.5%||91.8%||NA|
|Sources of information||TV, radio, newspaper||Mass media/health Worker/employers||NA|
|Economics of poultry production||Unwilling to quit poultry production in event of outbreaks||NA||Very important economic source|
|Percentage of urban respondents||40.2%||NA||41.9%|
*NA, not available.
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