research data . Dataset . 2019

Knowledge, attitudes and practices about malaria in Cabo Verde: a country in the pre-elimination context

Adilson DePina; Abdoulaye Dia; Martins, Antonieta Ascenção Soares; Ferreira, Maria; Moreira, António; Silvania Leal; Pires, Cecílio; Jaelsa Moreira; Tavares, Maria; Moura, Aires; ...
  • Published: 02 Jul 2019
  • Publisher: Figshare
Abstract
Abstract Background Malaria in Cape Verde is unstable, with a sporadic and seasonal transmission of low endemicity. In this sense, the community perceptions regarding malaria transmission, their attitudes and practices against the disease are very important to understand and to better develop the best strategical policies to achieve malaria elimination goal. This study aim to assess the knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) of Cape Verdean population about malaria, a country in the elimination step of disease. Methods A cross-sectional malaria KAP Survey was performed at the household level. A structured open questionnaire was developed and applied to residen...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: parasitic diseases
free text keywords: Medicine, 59999 Environmental Sciences not elsewhere classified, FOS: Earth and related environmental sciences, Ecology, FOS: Biological sciences, Sociology, FOS: Sociology, 69999 Biological Sciences not elsewhere classified, Cancer, Science Policy, Computational Biology
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Science and Innovation Policy Studies
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Dataset . 2019
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Abstract
Abstract Background Malaria in Cape Verde is unstable, with a sporadic and seasonal transmission of low endemicity. In this sense, the community perceptions regarding malaria transmission, their attitudes and practices against the disease are very important to understand and to better develop the best strategical policies to achieve malaria elimination goal. This study aim to assess the knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) of Cape Verdean population about malaria, a country in the elimination step of disease. Methods A cross-sectional malaria KAP Survey was performed at the household level. A structured open questionnaire was developed and applied to residen...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: parasitic diseases
free text keywords: Medicine, 59999 Environmental Sciences not elsewhere classified, FOS: Earth and related environmental sciences, Ecology, FOS: Biological sciences, Sociology, FOS: Sociology, 69999 Biological Sciences not elsewhere classified, Cancer, Science Policy, Computational Biology
Communities
Science and Innovation Policy Studies
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Dataset . 2019
Provider: Datacite
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Dataset . 2019
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