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
69%
positive resullt
 
positive resullt
8%
Interacting with health care provide
 
Interacting with health care provide
6%
Being seen at the clinic
 
Being seen at the clinic
10%
Any of the above
 
Any of the above
8%
Other Reasons
 
Other Reasons

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

15-19
65%
positive resullt
 
positive resullt
9%
Interacting with health care provide
 
Interacting with health care provide
6%
Being seen at the clinic
 
Being seen at the clinic
11%
Any of the above
 
Any of the above
9%
Other Reasons
 
Other Reasons

20-24
71%
positive resullt
 
positive resullt
8%
Interacting with health care provide
 
Interacting with health care provide
6%
Being seen at the clinic
 
Being seen at the clinic
8%
Any of the above
 
Any of the above
7%
Other Reasons
 
Other Reasons

25-30
73%
positive resullt
 
positive resullt
6%
Interacting with health care provide
 
Interacting with health care provide
4%
Being seen at the clinic
 
Being seen at the clinic
10%
Any of the above
 
Any of the above
6%
Other Reasons
 
Other Reasons

31-34
73%
positive resullt
 
positive resullt
5%
Interacting with health care provide
 
Interacting with health care provide
2%
Being seen at the clinic
 
Being seen at the clinic
12%
Any of the above
 
Any of the above
8%
Other Reasons
 
Other Reasons

35+
74%
positive resullt
 
positive resullt
5%
Interacting with health care provide
 
Interacting with health care provide
2%
Being seen at the clinic
 
Being seen at the clinic
10%
Any of the above
 
Any of the above
8%
Other Reasons
 
Other Reasons
72%
positive resullt
 
positive resullt
7%
Interacting with health care provide
 
Interacting with health care provide
5%
Being seen at the clinic
 
Being seen at the clinic
9%
Any of the above
 
Any of the above
7%
Other Reasons
 
Other Reasons
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
63%
Dying / Death
 
Dying / Death
10%
What my parents / family would think
 
What my parents / family would think
5%
What my friends would think
 
What my friends would think
12%
My girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
 
My girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
5%
Taking medicine my entire life
 
Taking medicine my entire life
5%
Other Reasons
 
Other Reasons

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

15-19
63%
Dying / Death
 
Dying / Death
10%
What my parents / family would think
 
What my parents / family would think
5%
What my friends would think
 
What my friends would think
14%
My girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
 
My girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
4%
Taking medicine my entire life
 
Taking medicine my entire life
4%
Other Reasons
 
Other Reasons

20-24
63%
Dying / Death
 
Dying / Death
11%
What my parents / family would think
 
What my parents / family would think
6%
What my friends would think
 
What my friends would think
12%
My girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
 
My girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
4%
Taking medicine my entire life
 
Taking medicine my entire life
4%
Other Reasons
 
Other Reasons

25-30
61%
Dying / Death
 
Dying / Death
10%
What my parents / family would think
 
What my parents / family would think
8%
What my friends would think
 
What my friends would think
10%
My girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
 
My girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
4%
Taking medicine my entire life
 
Taking medicine my entire life
6%
Other Reasons
 
Other Reasons

31-34
59%
Dying / Death
 
Dying / Death
12%
What my parents / family would think
 
What my parents / family would think
7%
What my friends would think
 
What my friends would think
12%
My girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
 
My girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
3%
Taking medicine my entire life
 
Taking medicine my entire life
7%
Other Reasons
 
Other Reasons

35+
61%
Dying / Death
 
Dying / Death
9%
What my parents / family would think
 
What my parents / family would think
7%
What my friends would think
 
What my friends would think
11%
My girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
 
My girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
3%
Taking medicine my entire life
 
Taking medicine my entire life
8%
Other Reasons
 
Other Reasons
61%
Dying / Death
 
Dying / Death
11%
What my parents / family would think
 
What my parents / family would think
7%
What my friends would think
 
What my friends would think
11%
My girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
 
My girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
4%
Taking medicine my entire life
 
Taking medicine my entire life
6%
Other Reasons
 
Other Reasons
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
44%
Nearby Health Facility
 
Nearby Health Facility
32%
Health facility where no one knows m
 
Health facility where no one knows m
5%
Health facility with youth-friendly
 
Health facility with youth-friendly
3%
School Nurse
 
School Nurse
13%
Test my self on my own
 
Test my self on my own
2%
Other Reasons
 
Other Reasons

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

15-19
47%
Nearby Health Facility
 
Nearby Health Facility
27%
Health facility where no one knows m
 
Health facility where no one knows m
6%
Health facility with youth-friendly
 
Health facility with youth-friendly
6%
School Nurse
 
School Nurse
13%
Test my self on my own
 
Test my self on my own
1%
Other Reasons
 
Other Reasons

20-24
47%
Nearby Health Facility
 
Nearby Health Facility
29%
Health facility where no one knows m
 
Health facility where no one knows m
5%
Health facility with youth-friendly
 
Health facility with youth-friendly
3%
School Nurse
 
School Nurse
14%
Test my self on my own
 
Test my self on my own
1%
Other Reasons
 
Other Reasons

25-30
50%
Nearby Health Facility
 
Nearby Health Facility
28%
Health facility where no one knows m
 
Health facility where no one knows m
6%
Health facility with youth-friendly
 
Health facility with youth-friendly
2%
School Nurse
 
School Nurse
12%
Test my self on my own
 
Test my self on my own
1%
Other Reasons
 
Other Reasons

31-34
57%
Nearby Health Facility
 
Nearby Health Facility
23%
Health facility where no one knows m
 
Health facility where no one knows m
4%
Health facility with youth-friendly
 
Health facility with youth-friendly
2%
School Nurse
 
School Nurse
12%
Test my self on my own
 
Test my self on my own
2%
Other Reasons
 
Other Reasons

35+
58%
Nearby Health Facility
 
Nearby Health Facility
23%
Health facility where no one knows m
 
Health facility where no one knows m
4%
Health facility with youth-friendly
 
Health facility with youth-friendly
3%
School Nurse
 
School Nurse
10%
Test my self on my own
 
Test my self on my own
2%
Other Reasons
 
Other Reasons
50%
Nearby Health Facility
 
Nearby Health Facility
28%
Health facility where no one knows m
 
Health facility where no one knows m
5%
Health facility with youth-friendly
 
Health facility with youth-friendly
3%
School Nurse
 
School Nurse
13%
Test my self on my own
 
Test my self on my own
2%
Other Reasons
 
Other Reasons
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
48%
Very likely, it appeals to me
 
Very likely, it appeals to me
26%
Somewhat likely
 
Somewhat likely
10%
Not likely
 
Not likely
16%
Not sure, I don't know enough
 
Not sure, I don't know enough

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

15-19
46%
Very likely, it appeals to me
 
Very likely, it appeals to me
26%
Somewhat likely
 
Somewhat likely
11%
Not likely
 
Not likely
17%
Not sure, I don't know enough
 
Not sure, I don't know enough

20-24
47%
Very likely, it appeals to me
 
Very likely, it appeals to me
26%
Somewhat likely
 
Somewhat likely
10%
Not likely
 
Not likely
17%
Not sure, I don't know enough
 
Not sure, I don't know enough

25-30
51%
Very likely, it appeals to me
 
Very likely, it appeals to me
26%
Somewhat likely
 
Somewhat likely
10%
Not likely
 
Not likely
12%
Not sure, I don't know enough
 
Not sure, I don't know enough

31-34
52%
Very likely, it appeals to me
 
Very likely, it appeals to me
24%
Somewhat likely
 
Somewhat likely
11%
Not likely
 
Not likely
12%
Not sure, I don't know enough
 
Not sure, I don't know enough

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

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