Table 2

Reported reasons given by respondents for bat exposure (nā€‰=ā€‰49)
Respondents reporting bat exposures
% (n)*
Domestic pet attacked/retrieved bat 12 (6)
Bat inside house/shed 16 (8)
Injured or sick bat 29 (14)
Bat trapped in netting/fence 12 (6)
Exposure occurred during bat education event or visit to wildlife zoo (within Australia) 18 (9)
Exposure occurred during visit to wildlife zoo or temple (Bali, Indonesia) 4 (2)
Other exposure 10 (5)

*Percentages do not add up to 100% as some respondents had multiple exposures.

Paterson et al.

Paterson et al. BMC Public Health 2014 14:58   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-14-58

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