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Table 3 Selected variable of the respondents’ knowledge and attitude on cattle blackleg

From: Epidemiology and financial loss estimation of blackleg on smallholder cattle herders in Kembata Tambaro zone, Southern Ethiopia

Variables Number of respondents Percentage
Heard about blackleg   
 Yes 308 93.3
 No 22 6.7
Clinical signs mentioned   
 1. Lameness 23 6.9
 2. Swelling of affected area 39 11.8
 3. Sudden death 13 3.9
 4. Crepitating sound 78 23.6
 5. Mentioned 1,2, 3 and 4 162 49
 6. Others 15 4.5
Mostly affected category mentioned   
 Emaciated and old once 82 24.8
 Young with good body condition 210 63.6
 All animals 39 11.8
Aware that vaccination prevent the disease occurrence   
 Yes 290 87.8
 No 40 12.2