Community perception of Dengue in slum areas of metropolitan city of West Bengal.

@article{Haldar2008CommunityPO,
  title={Community perception of Dengue in slum areas of metropolitan city of West Bengal.},
  author={Anima Haldar and Urmila Das Gupta and Kunal Kanti Majumdar and Krishna Laskar and Sharmistha Ghosh and Sumitra Sen},
  journal={The Journal of communicable diseases},
  year={2008},
  volume={40 3},
  pages={205-10}
}
Dengue is one of the major public health problems which can be controlled with active participation of the community. A cross sectional study was conducted in urban field practice area of Calcutta National Medical College to determine perception of general population on the disease Dengue. A total 161 individuals were interviewed regarding the different aspects of the Dengue fever. The result showed that out of total respondents, majority (68.9%) had knowledge that fever is the main symptom of… CONTINUE READING