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Table 3 Knowledge of pregnant women in Debre Tabor Town, Northwest Ethiopia, May 25–June 15, 2020(N = 405)

From: Knowledge and practice to prevent COVID-19 and its associated factors among pregnant women in Debre Tabor Town Northwest Ethiopia, a community-based cross-sectional study

Knowledge questions Frequency Percent (%)
Ever heard about COVID-19
 Yes 405 100
 No 0 0
COVID-19 is viral disease
 Yes 261 64.4
 No 144 35.6
Respiratory droplets and close contact are the main transmission route
 Yes 357 88.1
 No 48 11.9
Incubation period of COVID-19 is 2–14 days
 Yes 183 45.2
 No 222 54.8
All peoples are generally susceptible for COVID-19
 Yes 200 49.4
 No 105 50.6
Fever is a symptom of COVID-19
 Yes 296 73.1
 No 109 26.9
Dry cough is a symptom of COVID-19
 Yes 233 57.5
 No 172 42.5
Headache is a symptom of COVID-19   20.7
 Yes 82  
 No 321 79.3
Sore throat is a symptom of COVID-19
 Yes 68 16.8
 No 337 83.2
Runny nose is a symptom of COVID-19
 Yes 95 23.5
 No 310 76.5
Difficulty of breathing is a symptom of COVID-19
 Yes 91 22.5
 No 314 77.5
Stay at home and wearing face mask can prevent transmission of COVID-19
 Yes 178 44.0
 No 227 56.0
People with co-existing disease and smokers had poor prognostic outcomes if infected with COVID.
 Yes 198 48.9
 No 207 51.1
Person with COVID-19 can transmit the virus to others without development of signs and symptoms.
 Yes 262 64.7
 No 143 35.3
Pregnant women are at high risk than others if infected with COVID −19
 Yes 167 41.2
 No 238 58.8