Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology / 2017 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

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

Table 4

Responses to “practice” 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 plan to restrict your travel to a Zika endemic area?
Yes48/97 (49)61/166 (37)0.04827/57 (47)31/89 (35)0.19
No34/97 (35)86/166 (52)25/57 (44)47/89 (53)
Do not know7/97 (7)12/166 (7)4/57 (7)4/89 (5)
No answer8/97 (8)7/166 (4)1/57 (2)7/89 (8)
If you travel to a Zika endemic area, will you take protective measures to prevent a mosquito bite?
Yes85/97 (88)147/166 (89)0.1153/57 (93)79/89 (89)0.09
No0/97 (0)7/166 (4)3/57 (5)3/89 (3)
Do not know4/97 (4)3/166 (2)1/57 (2)0/89 (0)
No answer8/97 (8)9/166 (5)0/57 (0)7/89 (8)
Do you plan on taking protective measures against mosquito bites while in the US to prevent Zika infection?
Yes52/97 (54)96/166 (58)0.2924/57 (42)36/89 (41)0.18
No30/97 (31)57/166 (34)31/57 (54)44/89 (50)
Do not know7/97 (7)6/166 (4)2/57 (4)2/89 (2)
No answer8/97 (8)7/166 (4)0/57 (0)7/89 (8)
If you are in an area with mosquitos, you take the following preventive measures
Use insect repellent73/97 (75)138/166 (83)0.1847/57 (83)77/89 (87)0.018
Remove standing water62/97 (64)115/166 (69)0.5643/57 (75)61/69 (69)0.15
Sleep under a mosquito net29/97 (30)60/166 (36)0.1211/57 (19)31/89 (35)0.003
Use screens on windows and doors84/97 (87)145/166 (87)0.1650/57 (88)78/89 (88)0.01
If you went to an area where Zika virus is spread and are pregnant, do you plan to not have sex during the entire pregnancy?
Yes10/97 (10)9/166 (5)0.135/57 (9)7/89 (8)0.24
No8/97 (8)30/166 (18)10/57 (18)12/89 (13)
Do not know19/97 (20)24/166 (14)7/57 (12)12/89 (13)
Not applicable52/97 (54)90/166 (54)34/57 (60)47/89 (53)
No answer8/97 (8)13/166 (8)1/57 (2)11/89 (12)
If you went to an area where Zika virus is spread and are pregnant, do you plan to use condoms during the entire pregnancy?
Yes18/97 (19)29/166 (17)0.2613/57 (23)14/89 (16)0.2
No4/97 (4)18/166 (11)4/57 (7)6/89 (7)
Do not know16/97 (16)17/166 (10)4/57 (7)10/89 (11)
Not applicable51/97 (53)89/166 (54)35/57 (61)49/89 (55)
No answer8/97 (8)13/166 (8)1/57 (2)10/89 (11)
If your partner went to an area where Zika virus is spread and you are pregnant, do you plan to not have sex during the entire pregnancy?
Yes14/97 (14)13/166 (8)0.137/57 (12)7/89 (8)0.067
No6/97 (6)25/166 (15)11/57 (19)10/89 (11)
Do not know17/97 (18)24/166 (14)4/57 (7)14/89 (16)
Not applicable52/97 (54)89/166 (54)34/57 (60)48/89 (54)
No answer8/97 (8)15/166 (9)1/57 (2)10/89 (11)
If your partner went to an area where Zika virus is spread and you are pregnant, do you plan to use condoms during the entire pregnancy?
Yes19/97 (20)30/166 (18)0.3114/57 (25)16/89 (18)0.26
No3/97 (3)14/166 (8)4/57 (7)5/89 (6)
Do not know16/97 (16)17/166 (10)4/57 (7)8/89 (9)
Not applicable51/97 (53)90/166 (54)34/57 (60)50/89 (56)
No answer8/97 (8)15/166 (9)1/57 (2)10/89 (11)
If you are thinking of becoming pregnant, do you plan to delay your pregnancy due to the Zika outbreak?
Yes11/97 (11)20/166 (12)0.7810/57 (18)17/89 (19)0.23
No12/97 (12)30/166 (18)8/57 (14)9/89 (10)
Do not know11/97 (11)16/166 (10)4/57 (7)5/89 (6)
Not applicable53/97 (55)86/166 (52)34/57 (60)47/89 (53)
No answer10/97 (10)14/166 (8)1/57 (2)11/89 (12)

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