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Table 1 Cattle owners' response to questionnaire on knowledge of BTB in relation to the wildlife-livestock interface areas (2003/4).

From: Cattle owners' awareness of bovine tuberculosis in high and low prevalence settings of the wildlife-livestock interface areas in Zambia

Question Response Responders
   n %
Have you heard about bovine tuberculosis (BTB) Yes 42 39.6
  No 64 60.4
If YES, do you know how its spread Yes 3 7.1
  No 39 92.9
Are you aware of BTB in wildlife Yes 16 15.1
  No 90 84.9
Type of grazing system practised Village Resident Herds (VRH) 7 6.6
  Transhumance System (TH) 97 91.5
  Interface System (IFH) 2 1.9
Have your cattle been in contact with wildlife Yes 55 51.9
  No 51 48.1
Have you seen your cattle share watering points with wild animals simultaneously Yes 54 50.9
  No 52 49.1
Have you sold an animal in the previous 12 months Yes 73 68.87
  No 33 31.13
Where did the buyers come from Local buyers from town 18 16.9
  Within the province 17 16.1
  Drove animals "on hoof" to Lusaka 39 36.8
  Can't recall 32 30.2
Have you ever had an animal's lungs condemned at an abattoir due to nodular growths and told its TB Yes 36 33.9
  No 70 66.1