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Table 3 Question survey: Why is this bug dangerous?”

From: Cultural perception of triatomine bugs and Chagas disease in Bolivia: a cross-sectional field study

  Ayoreo Chiquitano Guarani Quechua La Paz Santa Cruz Total
% (n = 50) % (n = 120) % (n = 87) % (n = 72) % (n = 89) % (n = 62) % (n = 480)
Chagas disease 24.0 68.3 58.6 44.4 25.8 43.5 47.3
Chagas symptoms mentioned 6.0 2.0 4.6 2.8 5.6 1.6 3.8
It has a disease/s 22.0 7.5 13.8 8.3 7.9 6.5 10.2
It makes us feel sick 4.0 0.8 2.3 8.3 na na 2.3
Lethal disease 4.0 2.5 1.1 5.6 3.4 na 2.7
Bites are a nuisance 12.0 3.3 8.0 4.2 6.7 3.2 5.8
It sucks blood 8.0 0.8 5.7 5.6 1.1 3.2 3.5
Poisonous 4.0 3.3 na 5.6 5.6 9.7 4.4
Appearance na 1.7 na na 11.2 3.2 2.9
Every bug is dangerous na 1.7 na na 5.6 na 1.5
Other reason 6.0 0.8 1.1 na 4.5 3.2 2.3
Does not know 6.0 3.3 2.3 9.7 14.6 16.1 8.1
Not dangerous 4.0 3.3 2.3 5.6 7.9 9.7 5.2
  1. Abbreviation: na, not applicable