HIV/AIDS
HIV & AIDS Awareness Campaign
7 questions polled on this topic
6% response rate
9,036 responded out of 153,016 polled
Oct 8. 2018
How can people get HIV? A.Thru unprotected sex w/HIV infected person / B.Sharing needles/sharps w/HIV infected person / C.From an infected pregnant woman to child during birth &breastfeeding / D.Transfusion of infected blood / E.All of the above
Oct 8. 2018
How can I prevent myself from getting HIV? A.Consistent &proper use of condoms / B.Regularly taking HIV medications when pregnant &infected / C.Not sharing needles, sharps &syringes / D.Donate blood in time to allow adequate screening / E.All above
Oct 8. 2018
What are benefits of HIV testing? A.U take positive actions / B.U are less likely to transmit to others / C.Early detection slow down spread / D.Builds confidence to care for self / E.U make important decisions / F.Starting treatment early / G.All above
Oct 8. 2018
What’s the importance of taking HIV medication? A.Reduces viral load / B.Allows immune system to get stronger / C.Stronger immune prevents U from getting sick / D.U will be healthier / E.U become productive / F.All above
Oct 8. 2018
What are risks associated with youth sex? A.Risk of HIV infection / B.Risk of STI infection / C.Pregnancies &complications / D.Sexual exploitation / E.All above
Oct 8. 2018
What makes youth susceptible to HIV infections? A.Inability to negotiate protective sex / B Not using condom during sexual intercourse / C.Both A and B
Oct 8. 2018
How do you know if someone is HIV infected? A.You cannot know if someone is HIV infected just by looking at them / B.You can only know someone is HIV positive through HIV testing / C.Both A and B

POLL RESULTS

OCT 8. 2018
How can people get HIV? A.Thru unprotected sex w/HIV infected person / B.Sharing needles/sharps w/HIV infected person / C.From an infected pregnant woman to child during birth &breastfeeding / D.Transfusion of infected blood / E.All of the above
9,036 responded out of 153,016 polled
Female
33%
A
 
A
3%
B
 
B
2%
C
 
C
3%
D
 
D
60%
E
 
E

Male
34%
A
 
A
4%
B
 
B
1%
C
 
C
3%
D
 
D
59%
E
 
E
0-14
0%
A
 
A
0%
B
 
B
0%
C
 
C
0%
D
 
D
0%
E
 
E

15-19
39%
A
 
A
5%
B
 
B
2%
C
 
C
3%
D
 
D
51%
E
 
E

20-24
39%
A
 
A
4%
B
 
B
1%
C
 
C
3%
D
 
D
52%
E
 
E

25-30
33%
A
 
A
3%
B
 
B
1%
C
 
C
3%
D
 
D
60%
E
 
E

31-34
27%
A
 
A
3%
B
 
B
0%
C
 
C
2%
D
 
D
67%
E
 
E

35+
29%
A
 
A
4%
B
 
B
1%
C
 
C
3%
D
 
D
64%
E
 
E
33%
A
 
A
4%
B
 
B
1%
C
 
C
3%
D
 
D
59%
E
 
E
OCT 8. 2018
How can I prevent myself from getting HIV? A.Consistent &proper use of condoms / B.Regularly taking HIV medications when pregnant &infected / C.Not sharing needles, sharps &syringes / D.Donate blood in time to allow adequate screening / E.All above
7,642 responded out of 9,036 polled
Female
42%
A
 
A
3%
B
 
B
5%
C
 
C
1%
D
 
D
50%
E
 
E

Male
45%
A
 
A
2%
B
 
B
4%
C
 
C
1%
D
 
D
49%
E
 
E
0-14
0%
A
 
A
0%
B
 
B
0%
C
 
C
0%
D
 
D
0%
E
 
E

15-19
49%
A
 
A
2%
B
 
B
5%
C
 
C
2%
D
 
D
43%
E
 
E

20-24
47%
A
 
A
3%
B
 
B
4%
C
 
C
1%
D
 
D
45%
E
 
E

25-30
43%
A
 
A
2%
B
 
B
4%
C
 
C
1%
D
 
D
50%
E
 
E

31-34
41%
A
 
A
2%
B
 
B
4%
C
 
C
1%
D
 
D
52%
E
 
E

35+
41%
A
 
A
3%
B
 
B
4%
C
 
C
1%
D
 
D
52%
E
 
E
44%
A
 
A
2%
B
 
B
4%
C
 
C
1%
D
 
D
49%
E
 
E
OCT 8. 2018
What are benefits of HIV testing? A.U take positive actions / B.U are less likely to transmit to others / C.Early detection slow down spread / D.Builds confidence to care for self / E.U make important decisions / F.Starting treatment early / G.All above
6,704 responded out of 7,642 polled
Female
36%
A
 
A
3%
B
 
B
3%
C
 
C
3%
D
 
D
14%
E
 
E
4%
F
 
F
38%
G
 
G

Male
41%
A
 
A
2%
B
 
B
2%
C
 
C
2%
D
 
D
14%
E
 
E
2%
F
 
F
37%
G
 
G
0-14
0%
A
 
A
0%
B
 
B
0%
C
 
C
0%
D
 
D
0%
E
 
E
0%
F
 
F
0%
G
 
G

15-19
45%
A
 
A
4%
B
 
B
2%
C
 
C
2%
D
 
D
16%
E
 
E
4%
F
 
F
26%
G
 
G

20-24
41%
A
 
A
3%
B
 
B
3%
C
 
C
3%
D
 
D
12%
E
 
E
5%
F
 
F
33%
G
 
G

25-30
40%
A
 
A
2%
B
 
B
2%
C
 
C
2%
D
 
D
14%
E
 
E
2%
F
 
F
37%
G
 
G

31-34
40%
A
 
A
2%
B
 
B
1%
C
 
C
1%
D
 
D
13%
E
 
E
1%
F
 
F
42%
G
 
G

35+
36%
A
 
A
3%
B
 
B
2%
C
 
C
1%
D
 
D
14%
E
 
E
2%
F
 
F
42%
G
 
G
39%
A
 
A
2%
B
 
B
2%
C
 
C
2%
D
 
D
14%
E
 
E
3%
F
 
F
37%
G
 
G
OCT 8. 2018
What’s the importance of taking HIV medication? A.Reduces viral load / B.Allows immune system to get stronger / C.Stronger immune prevents U from getting sick / D.U will be healthier / E.U become productive / F.All above
4,455 responded out of 6,508 polled
Female
58%
A
 
A
13%
B
 
B
9%
C
 
C
5%
D
 
D
15%
E
 
E

Male
66%
A
 
A
9%
B
 
B
7%
C
 
C
4%
D
 
D
13%
E
 
E
0-14
0%
A
 
A
0%
B
 
B
0%
C
 
C
0%
D
 
D
0%
E
 
E

15-19
58%
A
 
A
11%
B
 
B
11%
C
 
C
2%
D
 
D
18%
E
 
E

20-24
64%
A
 
A
10%
B
 
B
8%
C
 
C
5%
D
 
D
13%
E
 
E

25-30
62%
A
 
A
10%
B
 
B
8%
C
 
C
5%
D
 
D
15%
E
 
E

31-34
68%
A
 
A
10%
B
 
B
8%
C
 
C
2%
D
 
D
12%
E
 
E

35+
64%
A
 
A
10%
B
 
B
7%
C
 
C
4%
D
 
D
15%
E
 
E
64%
A
 
A
10%
B
 
B
8%
C
 
C
4%
D
 
D
14%
E
 
E
OCT 8. 2018
What are risks associated with youth sex? A.Risk of HIV infection / B.Risk of STI infection / C.Pregnancies &complications / D.Sexual exploitation / E.All above
4,155 responded out of 4,455 polled
Female
29%
A
 
A
8%
B
 
B
10%
C
 
C
8%
D
 
D
45%
E
 
E

Male
32%
A
 
A
9%
B
 
B
8%
C
 
C
5%
D
 
D
47%
E
 
E
0-14
0%
A
 
A
0%
B
 
B
0%
C
 
C
0%
D
 
D
0%
E
 
E

15-19
32%
A
 
A
7%
B
 
B
11%
C
 
C
3%
D
 
D
47%
E
 
E

20-24
31%
A
 
A
10%
B
 
B
11%
C
 
C
5%
D
 
D
44%
E
 
E

25-30
30%
A
 
A
8%
B
 
B
7%
C
 
C
6%
D
 
D
48%
E
 
E

31-34
31%
A
 
A
8%
B
 
B
7%
C
 
C
6%
D
 
D
48%
E
 
E

35+
31%
A
 
A
8%
B
 
B
5%
C
 
C
6%
D
 
D
49%
E
 
E
31%
A
 
A
9%
B
 
B
8%
C
 
C
6%
D
 
D
46%
E
 
E
OCT 8. 2018
What makes youth susceptible to HIV infections? A.Inability to negotiate protective sex / B Not using condom during sexual intercourse / C.Both A and B
3,895 responded out of 4,155 polled
Female
20%
A
 
A
27%
B
 
B
54%
C
 
C

Male
23%
A
 
A
22%
B
 
B
55%
C
 
C
0-14
0%
A
 
A
0%
B
 
B
0%
C
 
C

15-19
19%
A
 
A
30%
B
 
B
51%
C
 
C

20-24
20%
A
 
A
29%
B
 
B
51%
C
 
C

25-30
22%
A
 
A
21%
B
 
B
57%
C
 
C

31-34
23%
A
 
A
20%
B
 
B
57%
C
 
C

35+
25%
A
 
A
19%
B
 
B
56%
C
 
C
22%
A
 
A
23%
B
 
B
55%
C
 
C
OCT 8. 2018
How do you know if someone is HIV infected? A.You cannot know if someone is HIV infected just by looking at them / B.You can only know someone is HIV positive through HIV testing / C.Both A and B
3,693 responded out of 3,895 polled
Female
13%
A
 
A
64%
B
 
B
23%
C
 
C

Male
16%
A
 
A
58%
B
 
B
25%
C
 
C
0-14
0%
A
 
A
0%
B
 
B
0%
C
 
C

15-19
13%
A
 
A
61%
B
 
B
26%
C
 
C

20-24
15%
A
 
A
64%
B
 
B
20%
C
 
C

25-30
15%
A
 
A
58%
B
 
B
27%
C
 
C

31-34
16%
A
 
A
59%
B
 
B
25%
C
 
C

35+
17%
A
 
A
55%
B
 
B
28%
C
 
C
15%
A
 
A
59%
B
 
B
26%
C
 
C

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