Spatial distribution of knowledge, attitude and practice on leptospirosis prevention and its predictors using stratum risk identification methods among residents in a flood prone area in Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia
作者: Edre M.A. Hayati K.S. Salmiah M.S. Sharifah Nor khadijah S.I.
刊名: Asian Journal of Agriculture and Biology, 2018, Vol.6
来源数据库: Life Sciences Society
关键词: LeptospirosisPreventive PracticesStratum Risk IdentificationGIS.
原始语种摘要: Leptospirosis is a preventable zoonosis of public health importance. Due to seasonal floods and paucity of studies regarding leptospirosis preventive practices in community setting in this country, a study was conducted to determine spatial distribution of knowledge, attitude and practice on leptospirosis preventive practices using stratum risk identification methods among residents in a flood prone area in Kuantan via Geographical Information System (GIS). A cross-sectional study was conducted in Perkampungan Sungai Isap, Kuantan, Pahang, which obtained 568 respondents by stratified proportionate random sampling technique. Data were collected using a validated guided questionnaire. Geographical coordinates were obtained using Garmin gpsmap 62s. Multivariate logistic regression was done...
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关键词翻译
关键词翻译
  • leptospirosis 钩端螺旋体病
  • Malaysia 马来西亚
  • preventive 预防性
  • prevention 妨碍
  • identification 辨认
  • stratum 地层
  • knowledge 知识
  • flood 洪水
  • satisfactory 满意的
  • attitude 态度