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Table 3 Respondents’ knowledge related to rabies (n = 360)

From: Knowledge of rabies and dog-related behaviors among people in Siem Reap Province, Cambodia

Variables Number (n) Percentage (%)
Is rabies a transmittable disease?
 Yes 289 80.3
 No 16 4.4
 Do not know/no reply 55 15.3
Is rabies a preventable disease?
 Yes 223 61.9
 No 33 9.2
 Do not know/no reply 104 28.9
Can a human be vaccinated against rabies?
 Yes 225 62.5
 No 23 6.4
 Do not know/no reply 112 31.1
Can a dog be vaccinated against rabies?
 Yes 96 26.7
 No 93 28.8
 Do not know/no reply 171 47.5
Is rabies a fatal disease?
 Yes 258 71.7
 No 16 4.4
 Do not know/no reply 86 23.9
Is rabies a disease which is easily cured?
 Yes 76 21.1
 No 160 44.4
 Do not know/no reply 124 34.5