Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices regarding Avian Influenza (H5N1), Afghanistan
Published Date:Sep 2008
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 14(9):1459-1461.
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
Influenza A Virus, H5N1 Subtype
Influenza In Birds
Description:From February through April 2007, avian influenza (H5N1) was confirmed in poultry in 4 of 34 Afghan provinces. A survey conducted in 2 affected and 3 unaffected provinces found that greater knowledge about reducing exposure was associated with higher socioeconomic status, residence in affected provinces, and not owning backyard poultry.
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