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Volume 20, Number 1—January 2014

Tour Leaders’ Knowledge of and Attitudes toward Rabies Vaccination, Taiwan

Chiao-Yu Huang1, Hsien-Liang Huang1, Shao-Yi Cheng, Chia-Wen Lu, Long-Teng Lee, Tai-Yuan Chiu, and Kuo-Chin HuangComments to Author 
Author affiliations: National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei City, Taiwan (C.-Y. Huang, H.-L. Huang, S.-Y. Cheng, C.-W. Lu, L.-T. Lee, T.-Y. Chiu, K.-C. Huang); Cardinal Tien Hospital, New Taipei City, Taiwan (H.-L. Huang); Fu-Jen Catholic University, New Taipei City (H.-L. Huang); China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan (K.-C. Huang)

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Respondent’s attitude and knowledge of rabies and vaccination (n = 175), Taiwan, 2010*

Section II: attitude toward rabies vaccination
1. Do you intend to receive rabies vaccination before visiting a 
rabies-endemic area? 92.6 3.4 4.0 NA NA NA
2. Will you recommend rabies vaccination to travelers before they visit a rabies-endemic area?
Section III: knowledge about rabies

1. Transmission mode NA NA NA 97.1 1.7 1.1
2. Infectious agent NA NA NA 77.7 16.0 6.3
3. Particular symptom NA NA NA 51.4 37.7 10.9
4. Incubation period NA NA NA 25.1 65.8 9.1
5. Mortality rate NA NA NA 44.6 34.3 21.1
6. Rabies-endemic area NA NA NA 38.3 45.1 16.6
7. Preexposure vaccination protocol NA NA NA 21.7 52.1 26.2
8. Postexposure vaccination protocol NA NA NA 41.7 69.7 28.0
9. Postexposure management NA NA NA 73.7 14.3 12.0

*NA, not applicable.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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