HEALTH
Last December, over 68,000 U-Reporters frm all 15 Counties joined a poll on World AIDS Day. U already know that testing helps prevent the spread of HIV.
4 questions polled on this topic
11% response rate
9,149 responded out of 86,690 polled
Jun 15. 2016
What brings fear about HIV testing? A) positive result B) Interacting with health workers C) Visiting a clinic D) Any of the above E) Other reason
Jun 15. 2016
If you tested positive for HIV, what would u be most afraid of? A) death B) My family C) My friends D) My partner E) Taking Medicine F) Other Reason
Jun 15. 2016
Know ur status, n prevent HIV. Where u want 2 be tested? A) Nearby facility B) Where no one knows me C) Youth-services D) school nurse E) Test myself F)Other
Jun 15. 2016
If self-testing for HIV was made available, how likely would u take this? A) Very likely B) I might do it C) Not likely D) Not sure – I don’t know enough

POLL RESULTS

JUN 15. 2016
What brings fear about HIV testing? A) positive result B) Interacting with health workers C) Visiting a clinic D) Any of the above E) Other reason
9,149 responded out of 86,690 polled
Female
8%
Interacting with health care provide
 
Interacting with health care provide
69%
positive resullt
 
positive resullt
8%
Other Reasons
 
Other Reasons
10%
Any of the above
 
Any of the above
6%
Being seen at the clinic
 
Being seen at the clinic

Male
6%
Interacting with health care provide
 
Interacting with health care provide
73%
positive resullt
 
positive resullt
7%
Other Reasons
 
Other Reasons
9%
Any of the above
 
Any of the above
4%
Being seen at the clinic
 
Being seen at the clinic
0-14
0%
positive resullt
 
positive resullt
0%
any of the above
 
any of the above
0%
interacting with health care provide
 
interacting with health care provide
0%
being seen at the clinic
 
being seen at the clinic
0%
other reasons
 
other reasons

15-19
65%
positive resullt
 
positive resullt
11%
any of the above
 
any of the above
9%
interacting with health care provide
 
interacting with health care provide
6%
being seen at the clinic
 
being seen at the clinic
9%
other reasons
 
other reasons

20-24
71%
positive resullt
 
positive resullt
8%
any of the above
 
any of the above
8%
interacting with health care provide
 
interacting with health care provide
6%
being seen at the clinic
 
being seen at the clinic
7%
other reasons
 
other reasons

25-30
73%
positive resullt
 
positive resullt
10%
any of the above
 
any of the above
6%
interacting with health care provide
 
interacting with health care provide
4%
being seen at the clinic
 
being seen at the clinic
6%
other reasons
 
other reasons

31-34
73%
positive resullt
 
positive resullt
12%
any of the above
 
any of the above
5%
interacting with health care provide
 
interacting with health care provide
2%
being seen at the clinic
 
being seen at the clinic
8%
other reasons
 
other reasons

35+
74%
positive resullt
 
positive resullt
10%
any of the above
 
any of the above
5%
interacting with health care provide
 
interacting with health care provide
2%
being seen at the clinic
 
being seen at the clinic
8%
other reasons
 
other reasons
7%
Interacting with health care provide
 
Interacting with health care provide
72%
positive resullt
 
positive resullt
7%
Other Reasons
 
Other Reasons
9%
Any of the above
 
Any of the above
5%
Being seen at the clinic
 
Being seen at the clinic
JUN 15. 2016
If you tested positive for HIV, what would u be most afraid of? A) death B) My family C) My friends D) My partner E) Taking Medicine F) Other Reason
6,866 responded out of 8,857 polled
Female
5%
Other Reasons
 
Other Reasons
5%
Taking medicine my entire life
 
Taking medicine my entire life
12%
My girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
 
My girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
5%
What my friends would think
 
What my friends would think
10%
What my parents / family would think
 
What my parents / family would think
63%
Dying / Death
 
Dying / Death

Male
6%
Other Reasons
 
Other Reasons
3%
Taking medicine my entire life
 
Taking medicine my entire life
11%
My girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
 
My girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
7%
What my friends would think
 
What my friends would think
11%
What my parents / family would think
 
What my parents / family would think
61%
Dying / Death
 
Dying / Death
0-14
0%
what my parents / family would think
 
what my parents / family would think
0%
taking medicine my entire life
 
taking medicine my entire life
0%
dying / death
 
dying / death
0%
my girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
 
my girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
0%
what my friends would think
 
what my friends would think
0%
other reasons
 
other reasons

15-19
11%
what my parents / family would think
 
what my parents / family would think
5%
taking medicine my entire life
 
taking medicine my entire life
63%
dying / death
 
dying / death
14%
my girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
 
my girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
5%
what my friends would think
 
what my friends would think
4%
other reasons
 
other reasons

20-24
11%
what my parents / family would think
 
what my parents / family would think
4%
taking medicine my entire life
 
taking medicine my entire life
63%
dying / death
 
dying / death
12%
my girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
 
my girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
6%
what my friends would think
 
what my friends would think
4%
other reasons
 
other reasons

25-30
10%
what my parents / family would think
 
what my parents / family would think
4%
taking medicine my entire life
 
taking medicine my entire life
61%
dying / death
 
dying / death
10%
my girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
 
my girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
8%
what my friends would think
 
what my friends would think
6%
other reasons
 
other reasons

31-34
12%
what my parents / family would think
 
what my parents / family would think
3%
taking medicine my entire life
 
taking medicine my entire life
59%
dying / death
 
dying / death
12%
my girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
 
my girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
7%
what my friends would think
 
what my friends would think
7%
other reasons
 
other reasons

35+
9%
what my parents / family would think
 
what my parents / family would think
3%
taking medicine my entire life
 
taking medicine my entire life
61%
dying / death
 
dying / death
11%
my girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
 
my girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
7%
what my friends would think
 
what my friends would think
8%
other reasons
 
other reasons
6%
Other Reasons
 
Other Reasons
4%
Taking medicine my entire life
 
Taking medicine my entire life
11%
My girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
 
My girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
7%
What my friends would think
 
What my friends would think
11%
What my parents / family would think
 
What my parents / family would think
61%
Dying / Death
 
Dying / Death
JUN 15. 2016
Know ur status, n prevent HIV. Where u want 2 be tested? A) Nearby facility B) Where no one knows me C) Youth-services D) school nurse E) Test myself F)Other
5,454 responded out of 6,774 polled
Female
2%
Other Reasons
 
Other Reasons
13%
Test my self on my own
 
Test my self on my own
3%
School Nurse
 
School Nurse
5%
Health facility with youth-friendly
 
Health facility with youth-friendly
32%
Health facility where no one knows m
 
Health facility where no one knows m
44%
Nearby Health Facility
 
Nearby Health Facility

Male
1%
Other Reasons
 
Other Reasons
12%
Test my self on my own
 
Test my self on my own
3%
School Nurse
 
School Nurse
5%
Health facility with youth-friendly
 
Health facility with youth-friendly
26%
Health facility where no one knows m
 
Health facility where no one knows m
52%
Nearby Health Facility
 
Nearby Health Facility
0-14
0%
nearby health facility
 
nearby health facility
0%
test my self on my own
 
test my self on my own
0%
health facility with youth-friendly
 
health facility with youth-friendly
0%
school nurse
 
school nurse
0%
health facility where no one knows m
 
health facility where no one knows m
0%
other reasons
 
other reasons

15-19
47%
nearby health facility
 
nearby health facility
13%
test my self on my own
 
test my self on my own
6%
health facility with youth-friendly
 
health facility with youth-friendly
6%
school nurse
 
school nurse
27%
health facility where no one knows m
 
health facility where no one knows m
1%
other reasons
 
other reasons

20-24
47%
nearby health facility
 
nearby health facility
14%
test my self on my own
 
test my self on my own
5%
health facility with youth-friendly
 
health facility with youth-friendly
3%
school nurse
 
school nurse
29%
health facility where no one knows m
 
health facility where no one knows m
1%
other reasons
 
other reasons

25-30
50%
nearby health facility
 
nearby health facility
12%
test my self on my own
 
test my self on my own
6%
health facility with youth-friendly
 
health facility with youth-friendly
2%
school nurse
 
school nurse
28%
health facility where no one knows m
 
health facility where no one knows m
1%
other reasons
 
other reasons

31-34
57%
nearby health facility
 
nearby health facility
12%
test my self on my own
 
test my self on my own
4%
health facility with youth-friendly
 
health facility with youth-friendly
2%
school nurse
 
school nurse
23%
health facility where no one knows m
 
health facility where no one knows m
2%
other reasons
 
other reasons

35+
58%
nearby health facility
 
nearby health facility
10%
test my self on my own
 
test my self on my own
4%
health facility with youth-friendly
 
health facility with youth-friendly
3%
school nurse
 
school nurse
23%
health facility where no one knows m
 
health facility where no one knows m
2%
other reasons
 
other reasons
2%
Other Reasons
 
Other Reasons
13%
Test my self on my own
 
Test my self on my own
3%
School Nurse
 
School Nurse
5%
Health facility with youth-friendly
 
Health facility with youth-friendly
28%
Health facility where no one knows m
 
Health facility where no one knows m
50%
Nearby Health Facility
 
Nearby Health Facility
JUN 15. 2016
If self-testing for HIV was made available, how likely would u take this? A) Very likely B) I might do it C) Not likely D) Not sure – I don’t know enough
4,902 responded out of 5,454 polled
Female
26%
Somewhat likely
 
Somewhat likely
16%
Not sure, I don't know enough
 
Not sure, I don't know enough
10%
Not likely
 
Not likely
48%
Very likely, it appeals to me
 
Very likely, it appeals to me

Male
25%
Somewhat likely
 
Somewhat likely
13%
Not sure, I don't know enough
 
Not sure, I don't know enough
11%
Not likely
 
Not likely
51%
Very likely, it appeals to me
 
Very likely, it appeals to me
0-14
0%
very likely, it appeals to me
 
very likely, it appeals to me
0%
not sure, i don't know enough
 
not sure, i don't know enough
0%
somewhat likely
 
somewhat likely
0%
not likely
 
not likely

15-19
46%
very likely, it appeals to me
 
very likely, it appeals to me
17%
not sure, i don't know enough
 
not sure, i don't know enough
26%
somewhat likely
 
somewhat likely
11%
not likely
 
not likely

20-24
47%
very likely, it appeals to me
 
very likely, it appeals to me
17%
not sure, i don't know enough
 
not sure, i don't know enough
26%
somewhat likely
 
somewhat likely
10%
not likely
 
not likely

25-30
51%
very likely, it appeals to me
 
very likely, it appeals to me
12%
not sure, i don't know enough
 
not sure, i don't know enough
26%
somewhat likely
 
somewhat likely
10%
not likely
 
not likely

31-34
52%
very likely, it appeals to me
 
very likely, it appeals to me
12%
not sure, i don't know enough
 
not sure, i don't know enough
24%
somewhat likely
 
somewhat likely
11%
not likely
 
not likely

35+
59%
very likely, it appeals to me
 
very likely, it appeals to me
11%
not sure, i don't know enough
 
not sure, i don't know enough
20%
somewhat likely
 
somewhat likely
10%
not likely
 
not likely
26%
Somewhat likely
 
Somewhat likely
14%
Not sure, I don't know enough
 
Not sure, I don't know enough
11%
Not likely
 
Not likely
50%
Very likely, it appeals to me
 
Very likely, it appeals to me

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