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Table 2 Community perceptions regarding malaria risk and burden (N = 490)

From: Addressing key gaps in implementation of mosquito larviciding to accelerate malaria vector control in southern Tanzania: results of a stakeholder engagement process in local district councils

Questions asked Variables Percentage (n)
Which settings are at highest risk of malaria? Rural settings 65.1 (319)
Urban settings 7.6 (37)
Equal in rural and urban settings 23.7 (116)
Do not know 3.7 (18)
Which communities are most affected by malaria? Low-income communities 63.9 (313)
All communities are equally affected 33.7 (165)
Do not know 2.5 (12)
Where does most malaria transmission occur? Outdoors 61.3 (300)
Indoors 36.7 (180)
Do not know 2.0 (10)
What is your opinion regarding country’s progress towards malaria elimination Very good 51.6 (253)
Good but slow 43.9 (215)
Very slow 4.5 (22)
Can malaria be eliminated Possible 59.6 (292)
Not possible 40.4 (198)
Do we need alternative interventions? There is a need 86.1 (422)
No need 13.9 (68)