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Table 6 Knowledge and practice of hand washing, using face mask and hand gloves while handling poultry & poultry products

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

Knowledge on the importance of hand wash as well as practice while handling poultry birds
 Knowledge on hand wash Practice hand wash Total (percent)
  No (percent) Yes (percent)  
  No 0 0 0
  Yes 0 62 (100) 62 (100)
Knowledge on the importance of using facemask as well as practice while handling poultry birds
 Knowledge Practice (using facemask)
  No (percent) Yes (percent) Total (percent)
  No 17 0 17 (27.42)
  Yes 23 (51.11) 22 (48.89) 45 (72.58)
Knowledge on the importance of using hand gloves as well as practice while handling poultry birds
 Knowledge Practice (using hand gloves)
  No (percent) Yes (percent) Total (percent)
  No 22 0 22 (35.49)
  Yes 27 (67.50) 13 (32.50) 40 (64.52)