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Table 2 Knowledge of the population regarding the risk of disease transmission, possible contamination and receiving guidance from the health team

From: Potentially hazardous waste produced at home

Variable Understand the risk of disease transmission Worker more susceptible to contamination Received guidance
  Yes No Yes No Yes No
  p χ2 p χ2 p χ2
  N(%) N(%) N(%) N(%) N(%) N(%)
Health basic unit 28(38.4) 0(0.0) 28(36.8) 0(0.0) 25(78.1) 3(4.7)
<0.01 10.6 0.02 5.3 <0.001 52.7
Truck city hall 45(61.6) 23(100.0) 48(63.2) 13(100.0) 7(21.9) 61(95.3)
Total 73(100.0) 23(100.0) 76(100.0) 13(100.0) 32(100.0) 64(100.0)