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Table 3 Self-indicated awareness and knowledge about genetic modifications and GE in the sample (n = 3697)

From: Citizen views on genome editing: effects of species and purpose

Have you ever heard of the following technologies? Yes No I am not sure
Genetic modification 92.5% 3.7% 3.8%
Genome editing 45.1% 34.4% 20.5%
You told us that you have heard about genetic modification/genome editing. How would you rate your knowledge about the technology?* Very low to below average Average Above average to very high
Genetic modification 41.3% 44.8% 13.9%
Genome editing 50.1% 35.1% 14.8%
  1. *Scale from 1 = very low to 4 = average to 7 = very high