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Table 5 Reasons participants gave in the text-entry Zika question for preferring Contraception over Mosquito Repellent; both before and after the non-identity problem was explained

From: Is the non-identity problem relevant to public health and policy? An online survey

Before the explanation of the non-identity problem After the explanation of the non-identity problem
Reason % Reason %
Believed it would be more effective 27% Benefits beyond Zika (non-specific) 20%
Benefits beyond Zika (non-specific) 19% Benefits of limiting population growth 17%
Benefits of limiting population growth 13% Believed it would be more effective 17%
Health harms of Mosquito Repellent 12% Empowering women 13%
Empowering women 12% Environmental harms of Mosquito Repellent 11%
Improved family planning 7% Improved family planning 10%
Environmental harms of the Mosquito Repellent 7%
Prevention of other diseases 3%