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Table 3 Transmission of BTB as perceived by the 100 respondents who were aware of BTB

From: Bovine tuberculosis and brucellosis prevalence in cattle from selected milk cooperatives in Arsi zone, Oromia region, Ethiopia

Route of transmission Number of respondents (%)
Coughing/sputum 69 (69)
Bad air (e.g. confined environment such as house, public transport, restaurant) 39 (39)
Contaminated milk 23 (23)
Contaminated material (e.g. shoes, clothes, car, furniture) 22 (22)
Consumption of contaminated drinks- unspecific (water, alcohol, milk) 15 (15)
Consumption of contaminated food 14 (14)
Did not know 8 (8)
Smelling rotten things 3 (3)
Soil 3 (3)
Consumption of raw meat 2 (2)
Direct contact with infected animals 1 (1)
Cold weather 1 (1)