Ebola Risk Perception in Germany, 2014
Nicole Rübsamen, Stefanie Castell, Johannes Horn, André Karch, Jördis J. Ott, Heike Raupach-Rosin, Beate Zoch, Gérard Krause, and Rafael T. Mikolajczyk
Author affiliations: Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig, Germany (N. Rübsamen, S. Castell, J. Horn, A. Karch, J.J. Ott, H. Raupach-Rosin, B. Zoch, G. Krause, R.T. Mikolajczyk); PhD Programme “Epidemiology,” Braunschweig-Hannover, Germany (N. Rübsamen, J. Horn, A. Karch, B. Zoch); German Centre for Infection Research, Hannover-Braunschweig, Germany (A. Karch, J.J. Ott, G. Krause, R.T. Mikolajczyk); Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany (G. Krause, R.T. Mikolajczyk)
Figure. Personal behavior and attitudes toward measures against the spread of Ebola virus disease (EVD) and toward vaccination against EVD. Black, worried about EVD; gray, not worried about EVD; NS, not significant. *χ2 test p<0.05. †“Yes” to at least 1 of 5 items (avoid contact with African acquaintances; avoid contact with African persons in public places; avoid going to public events; avoid using public transportation; engage in precautionary purchases). ‡“Yes” to at least 1 of 7 items (avoid public events/crowded places; avoid using public transportation; avoid physical contact with other persons; increase hygiene behavior; wear face mask outside of the home; avoid admission to the same hospital; avoid visiting friends admitted to the same hospital).
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