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Table 4 Perception of community members regarding effectiveness, feasibility, affordability and acceptability of larviciding for malaria prevention (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

Statement Strongly agree (1) (%) Agree (2) (%) Neutral (3) (%) Disagree (4) (%) Strongly disagree (5) (%)
Will be effective 29.8 14.7 54.5 0.4 0.2
Will fill gaps left by ITNs 28.4 13.1 56.1 1.2 1.2
Will be safe for humans, animals and environment 7.1 8.4 76.9 3.9 3.7
Will be easy to use 19.6 4.7 72.5 2.0 1.2
Will be easily accessible 2.6 2.2 84.1 4.1 6.9
Will be affordable to residents 2.9 1.4 86.7 1.6 7.4
Will be acceptable in community 34.3 6.1 56.7 2.2 0.6