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Perceptions of mosquito borne diseases
  1. R Kumar,
  2. S K Krishnan,
  3. N Rajashree,
  4. R R Patil,
  5. T J Cauverappa,
  6. V Maiya
  1. Community Health Cell, no 367, Sreenivasa Nilaya, Jakkasandra 1st Main, 1st Block, Koramangala, Bangalore-560034, India
  1. Correspondence to:
 Dr R Patil;

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We report our findings from a community based study on Knowledge Attitude Practice of community on various vector (mosquito) borne diseases, conducted in 1998. The respondents (n=850) in a sample (systematic random) were chosen from the population of 10 000 of an urban locality in India. Knowledge of mosquito being the vector for dengue was very low (0.5%), as compared with malaria (61.1%). Concerning knowledge of breeding grounds …

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