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Table 5 Knowledge about poultry diseases and personal hygiene

From: Biosecurity survey in relation to the risk of HPAI outbreaks in backyard poultry holdings in Thimphu city area, Bhutan

Variables/categories Number Percent
Heard of bird flu outbreak in Thimphu in the recent weeks
 No 7 11.29
 Yes 55 88.71
What were the sources of informationa
 From disease surveillance team (Livestock) 3 5.45
 Television (TV) 14 25.45
 Radio news 2 3.64
 Print media (Kuensel) 1 1.82
 Friends/neighbours 20 36.36
 Health officials/clinics 15 27.27
Awareness & knowledge that bird flu can transmit to humansa
 No 21 33.87
 Yes 41 66.13
Knowledge where to report in case of poultry bird sickness/death
 No 45 72.58
 Yes 17 27.42
Where to report the sickness/deaths of poultryb
 Livestock Officials 11 64.71
 Livestock regulatory authority 4 23.53
 City officials 2 11.76
  1. aData based on the total number of person who have heard of bird flu outbreak in Thimphu (n = 55) in the previous question
  2. bData based on who have knowledge where to report in case of poultry bird sickness/death (n = 17) in the previous question