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Table 4 Sources for the respondents’ perceived harmfulness of insecticides used in Limpopo (n = 233)

From: Vector-control personnel’s knowledge, perceptions and practices towards insecticides used for indoor residual spraying in Limpopo Province, South Africa

Sources X Sample p 95% CI
Personal observations/experience 203 87.12 82.13 – 91.14
Information from friend/colleague 33 14.16 9.95 – 19.31
Householders/community members 11 4.72 2.38 – 8.29
Scientific reports/publications 3 1.29 0.27 – 3.72
Media reports 5 2.15 0.70 – 4.94
Other 1 0. 43 0.01 – 2.37