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Research Article

Evolution of Knowledge, Awareness, and Practices regarding Zika Virus from 2016 to 2017

Table 3

Responses to “attitude” questions regarding Zika virus disease and infection.

Community Member ResponsesHealthcare Provider Responses
2016 Survey (%)2017 Survey (%)95% CI2016 Survey (%)2017 Survey (%)95% CI

Do you think Zika virus is a serious problem in your area?
Yes13/97 (13)17/166 (10)8/57 (14)10/89 (11)
No67/97 (69)144/166 (87)0.000148/57 (84)71/89 (80)0.18
Do not know9/97 (9)0/166 (0)1/57 (2)1/89 (1)
No answer8/97 (8)5/166 (3)0/57 (0)7/89 (7)
Does the Zika virus make you worried for your family?
Yes34/97 (35)48/166 (29)0.0217/57 (30)21/89 (24)0.18
No50/97 (52)109/166 (66)36/57 (63)61/89 (69)
Do not know5/97 (5)1/166 (1)2/57 (4)0/89 (0)
No answer8/97 (8)8/166 (5)2/57 (4)7/89 (7)
Do you think that a vaccine against Zika virus is important?
Yes78/97 (80)148/166 (89)0.09551/57 (89)77/89 (87)0.03
No4/97 (4)8/166 (5)3/57 (5)0/89 (0)
Do not know7/97 (7)5/166 (3)3/57 (5)5/89 (6)
No answer8/97 (8)5/166 (3)0/57 (0)7/89 (8)
Should all newly pregnant mothers be screened for Zika?
Yes59/97 (61)101/166 (61)0.008326/57 (46)47/89 (53)0.085
No28/97 (19)52/166 (31)27/57 (47)30/89 (34)
Do not know12/97 (12)8/166 (5)4/57 (7)5/89 (6)
No answer8/97 (8)5/166 (3)0/57 (0)7/89 (8)
Are you concerned about Zika virus spreading through sexual activity?
Yes65/97 (67)120/166 (72)0.1847/57 (82)62/89 (70)0.089
No17/97 (18)34/166 (20)9/57 (16)15/89 (17)
Do not know7/97 (7)7/166 (4)1/57 (2)5/89 (6)
No answer8/97 (8)5/166 (3)0/57 (0)7/89 (8)
Are you concerned about Zika spreading from mother to unborn baby?
Yes70/97 (72)123/166 (74)53/57 (93)76/89 (86)
No9/97 (9)30/166 (18)0.0182/57 (4)4/89 (4)0.17
Do not know8/97 (8)8/166 (5)2/57 (4)2/89 (2)
No answer10/97 (10)5/166 (3)0/57 (0)7/89 (8)
Are you concerned about having a child with microcephaly (small head) related to Zika infection?
Yes56/97 (58)98/166 (59)29/57 (51)53/89 (60)
No25/97 (26)60/166 (36)0.0126/57 (46)29/89 (33)0.02
Do not know7/97 (7)3/166 (2)2/57 (4)0/89 (0)
No answer9/97 (9)5/166 (3)0/57 (0)7/89 (8)
Are you concerned about having a child with learning disabilities related to Zika infection?
Yes54/97 (56)95/166 (57)30/57 (53)51/89 (57)
No25/97 (26)61/166 (37)0.00923/57 (40)30/89 (34)0.04
Do not know9/97 (9)4/166 (2)3/57 (5)0/89 (0)
No answer9/97 (9)6/166 (4)1/57 (2)8/89 (9)
If you went to an area where Zika is spread and are a man, are you concerned about spreading Zika sexually to your partner?
Yes10/97 (10)21/166 (13)13/57 (23)21/89 (24)
No7/97 (7)9/166 (5)0.370/57 (0)2/89 (2)0.6
Do not know3/97 (3)5/166 (3)2/57 (4)2/89 (2)
Not applicable68/97 (70)125/166 (75)40/57 (70)57/89 (64)
No answer9/97 (9)6/166 (4)2/57 (3)7/89 (8)

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