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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of respondents

From: Perceptions and recommendations by scientists for a potential release of genetically modified mosquitoes in Nigeria

Variables Frequency Percentage (Nā€‰=ā€‰164)
Age
<30 8 4.9
30-49 122 74.4
>49 34 20.7
Gender
Male 101 61.6
Female 59 36.0
Not reported 4 2.4
Number of children
None 17 10.4
1-3 103 62.8
4 and above 35 21.3
Not specified 9 5.5
Highest formal educational qualification
First degree/Higher diploma 20 12.2
Masters degree 75 45.7
Doctoral degree 67 40.9
Not reported 2 1.2
Years of experience in academia/research
5 or less 65 39.6
6-15 70 42.7
>15 27 16.5
Not reported 2 1.2