Factors Associated with Tick Bite Preventive Practices among Farmworkers in Malaysia

@inproceedings{Kisomi2016FactorsAW,
  title={Factors Associated with Tick Bite Preventive Practices among Farmworkers in Malaysia},
  author={Masoumeh Ghane Kisomi and Li Ping Wong and S. T. Tay and Awang Bulgiba and Keivan Zandi and Kai Ling Kho and Fui Xian Koh and Bee Lee Ong and Tariq Jaafar and Quaza Nizamuddin Hassan Nizam},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Farmworkers are at high-risk for tick bites, which potentially transmit various tick-borne diseases. Previous studies show that personal prevention against tick bites is key, and certain factors namely, knowledge, experience of tick bites, and health beliefs influence compliance with tick bites preventive behaviour. This study aimed to assess… CONTINUE READING