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Table 4 Trusted organizations for safety assessment of genetically modified mosquitoes

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

Organization Trust a lot Trust moderately Do not trust Not sure No response
WHO 82.3 11.6 1.8 1.2 3.0
Universities/research institutes 56.1 37.8 1.8 1.2 3.0
International media 30.5 37.2 18.3 3.7 10.4
Foreign biotechnology companies 35.4 33.5 20.1 3.7 7.3
Religious bodies 27.4 30.5 16.5 12.2 13.4
Nigerian media 16.5 36 29.9 8.5 9.1
Nigerian government 11 28 49.4 3.7 9.1