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Table 4 Knowledge of the general public on vector control

From: Risk perceptions, attitudes, and knowledge of chikungunya among the public and health professionals: a systematic review

  Author (year) Location Sample size Proportion Preventative measure Description of outcome
Source reduction of mosquito breeding areas
  [18] Anand (2014) India 100 47% Source reduction Knowledge on prevention of MBDs
  [19] Patil (2013) India 154 12.5% Source reduction Knowledge on preventing chikungunya
  [22] Nagpal (2012) India 1000 4–69% across study states Source reduction Knowledge on how to eliminate mosquito breeding
  [45] Aswathy (2011) India 300 39% Environmental sanitation Knowledge of the means to prevent mosquito breeding
  [33] Boratne (2010) India 1674 20.8% Environmental Knowledge on vector control measures
  [21] Arpit (2012) India 274 34.7% Environmental Knowledge on mosquito control measures
  [20] Kohli (2013) India 350 49.7% Prevent stagnation of water Knowledge on prevention of MBDs
  [31] Thakor (2015) India 100 34.7% Environmental Knowledge on vector control measures
  [32] Mehta (2015) India 120 31.6% Regular cleaning of drainage Knowledge of government measures to prevent MBDs
  [32] Mehta (2015) India 103 66% Keeping surroundings clean and proper drainage Knowledge on prevention of MBDs
Source reduction from drinking water containers
  [18] Anand (2014) India 100 20% Draining water and cleaning coolers Knowledge on prevention of MBDs
  [45] Aswathy (2011) India 300 20.7% Overturning plastic cups, containers, and other receptacles Knowledge of measures to prevent mosquito breeding
  [20] Kohli (2013) India 350 41.1% Cover water containers Knowledge on prevention of MBDs
  [20] Kohli (2013) India 350 21.1% Cleaning of coolers Knowledge on prevention of MBDs
  [35] Majra (2011) India 150 cases, 450 non-cases 36% cases 64% non-cases Changing stored water frequently Knowledge on preventative measures
  [35] Majra (2011) India 150 cases, 450 non-cases 40% cases 68% non-cases Turning containers upside down Knowledge on preventative measures
Biological
  [33] Boratne (2010) India 1674 2.9% Biological Knowledge on vector control measures
  [23] Ghosh (2011) India 50 8% Fish Knowledge on mosquito control
  [21] Arpit (2012) India 274 54.7% Biological Knowledge on mosquito control measures
  [31] Thakor (2015) India 100 54.7% Biological Knowledge on vector control measures
Larvicides
  [19] Patil (2013) India 154 0.8% Larvicides Knowledge on preventing chikungunya
  [35] Majra (2011) India 150 cases, 450 non-cases 4% cases 10% non-cases Using abate Knowledge on preventative measures
  [31] Thakor (2015) India 100 79.2% Anti-larval method Knowledge on vector control measures
Insecticides
  [19] Patil (2013) India 154 33.1% Insecticide spraying Knowledge on preventing chikungunya
  [22] Nagpal (2012) India 1000 5–48% across study States Treatment with insecticides Knowledge on how to eliminate mosquito breeding
  [35] Majra (2011) India 150 cases, 450 non-cases 64% cases 68% non-cases Spraying insecticides Knowledge on preventative measures
  [21] Arpit (2012) India 274 83.2% Space spray Knowledge on mosquito control measures
  [31] Thakor (2015) India 100 83.2% Space spray Knowledge on vector control measures
  [32] Mehta (2015) India 120 34.2% Spraying and fogging Knowledge of government measures to prevent MBDs
Unspecified Chemical
  [33] Boratne (2010) India 1674 61.1% Chemical Knowledge on vector control measures
  [21] Arpit (2012) India 274 79.2% Chemical Knowledge on mosquito control measures
  [32] Mehta (2015) India 103 34% Spraying chemicals on water and keeping the surrounding clean Knowledge on prevention of MBDs
  [32] Mehta (2015) India 120 34.2% Chemical spraying and cleaning of garbage Knowledge of government measures to prevent MBDs
Other
  [43] Raude (2009) Mayotte 888 59.2% Vector control Knowledge of vector control
  [33] Boratne (2010) India 1674 0.6% Integrated Knowledge on vector control measures
  [20] Kohli (2013) India 350 38.6% 12% Cleaning up garbage Putting kerosene oil in coolers Knowledge on prevention of MBDs
  [21] Arpit (2012) India 274 4% Genetic method Knowledge on mosquito control measures
  1. MBD mosquito borne disease