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Table 2 Perception, awareness and enforcement of restrictions

From: Public awareness and perception of Ghana’s restrictive policy on fatty meat, as well as preference and consumption of meat products among Ghanaian adults living in the Kumasi Metropolis

N = 377 Frequency Percentage
Are you aware of the restriction & is the public aware?
 Yes 222, 147 58.9, 39
 No 155, 215 41.1, 57
How did you hear about the restriction?
 TV 45 20.1
 Radio 101 46.1
 Newspaper 7 3.1
 Word of mouth 23 10.3
 Other means 5 2.2
 More than one channel 38 17.1
Do you think the restriction is being enforced or necessary?
 Yes 55 14.9
 No 308 81.7
 Don’t know 14 3.7
Do you think the restriction is necessary?
 Yes 306 81.2
 No 38 10.2
 Don’t know 32 8.5
Why is the restriction necessary? (N = 236)
 Fatty meat causes diseases and health problems 118 50
 Restriction will help reduce deaths 14 5.9
 Restriction good for the nation 17 7.2
 Needed to promote local industry 23 9.7
 Imported meat unwholesome due to prolong storage 11 4.7
 To check the quality of meat 53 22.5