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Table 2 Participants knowledge of the sterile insect technique (SIT) in Mamfene Jozini, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa 2015

From: Knowledge, attitudes and practices on malaria transmission in Mamfene, KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa 2015

Knowledge questions   
Participants heard about SIT before n = 400 %
 Yes 36 9.0
 No 364 91.0
Where did participants hear about SIT n = 36  
 Community meetings 30 83.3
 Health care facility 1 2.8
 Neighbour 3 8.3
 Church 2 5.6
Participants’ understanding on SIT n = 36  
 To assist in elimination of malaria 33 91.0
 Do not know 3 9.9
Participants’ opinion on mosquito release n = 400  
 Those who are for it 251 63.0
 Those who are against it 149 37.0