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Table 3 Showing signs, symptoms and prevention of Buruli ulcer.

From: Perceived causes and risk factors of Buruli ulcer among patients at Agogo Presbyterian hospital in Ashanti Region of Ghana

Responses Frequency Percentage
Signs and symptoms
 Increase in Appetite 120 30
 Oedema or swelling on the skin 116 29
 Overweight 92 23
 Don’t know 48 12
 Painless plaque of a well-demarcated lesion 24 6
 Total 400 100
Prevention
 Providing clean water 160 40
 Avoiding swimming in the river 100 25
 Don’t know 100 25
 Education on personal hygiene 40 10
 Total 400 100
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