EVALUATION THE LEVEL OF FILARIASIS AWARENESS AMONG THE PEOPLE OF JANJGIR–CHAMPA DISTRICT IN CHHATTISGARH, INDIA

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SANTOSH KUMAR AGRAWAL

Abstract

Filariasis prevention relies greatly on local understanding and views of the disease. In this context, a study was carried out in Janjgir, Chhattisgarh, India, to learn about people's awareness of filariasis. Incidences of filariasis are found in the state and the Janjgir. Qualitative and quantitative both methods were used to obtain data. The local word only describes the clinical symptom of filariasis. About 76.5% males and 79.5% females were aware about filariasis, of which only about 34.6% males and 42.61% females were known that filariasis spreads by mosquitoes. Filariasis treatment is available, according to about 27% of respondents.

Keywords:
Wuchereria bancrofti, culex quinquefasciatus, lymphatic filariasis

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AGRAWAL, S. K. (2021). EVALUATION THE LEVEL OF FILARIASIS AWARENESS AMONG THE PEOPLE OF JANJGIR–CHAMPA DISTRICT IN CHHATTISGARH, INDIA. UTTAR PRADESH JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY, 42(24), 373-377. Retrieved from http://mbimph.com/index.php/UPJOZ/article/view/2710
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