Community knowledge, awareness and preventi ve practi ces regarding dengue haemorrhagic fever in Thanlyin Township, Yangon, Myanmar

May Soe Aung, Hla Hla Win, Kay Thi Lwin, Sai Lwin Mein, Khin Khin Kyourk, Khine Zar Thin
2020 Zenodo  
Recently, incidence of dengue has dramati cally increased around the world. In Myanmar, more cases of dengue fever (DF) / dengue haemorrhagic fever (DHF) are being reported yearly. A cross-secti onal descripti ve study was conducted in Thanlyin Township, during the rainy season of 2016. The aim of the study was to determine community awareness, knowledge and preventi ve practi ces regarding dengue fever. Multi -staged systemati c random sampling procedure was applied to select the subjects for
more » ... t the subjects for the study and a face-to-face interview was conducted using a structured questi onnaire. Data was analyzed using Stata 11.0.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3627870 fatcat:ofabvw3rwfap7mekiwdpo2oxeq