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Table 5 Perceived predisposing factors Debre Zeit and Modjo abattoirs workers to Brucella seropositivity (N = 156)

From: Seroprevalence and risk factors of brucellosis in abattoir workers at Debre Zeit and Modjo export abattoir, Central Ethiopia

Risk factors N interviewed Yes
N (%)
No
N (%)
Use of gloves 156 29 (18.59) 127 (81.41)
Mouth cover 156 21 (13.46) 135 (86.54)
Hand wash 156 152 (99.36) 1 (0.64)
Accidental cut 156 76 (48.72) 80 (51.28)
Treatment of sore 76 64 (84.21) 12 (15.79)
Assist parturition 156 14 (8.97) 142 (91.03)
Consumption of raw
meat
156 109 (69.87) 47 (30.13)
Consumption of raw
Milk and milk products
156 107 (68.59 49 (31.41)
Own livestock 156 29 (18.59) 127 (81.41)