HEALTH
HIV Testing
4 questions polled on this topic
11% response rate
2,049 responded out of 17,853 polled
Jun 23. 2016
What is it about HIV testing that sparks fear?
Jun 23. 2016
If you tested positive for HIV, what would you be most afraid of?
Jun 23. 2016
Knowing one’s status is one of the most important steps you can take to prevent the spread of HIV. Where would you want to get tested?
Jun 23. 2016
If self-testing for HIV was made available to you, how likely would you take a self-test?

POLL RESULTS

JUN 23. 2016
What is it about HIV testing that sparks fear?
2,049 responded out of 17,853 polled
Female
11%
Being seen at a clinic
 
Being seen at a clinic
17%
Any of the above
 
Any of the above
17%
Interacting with health care provide
 
Interacting with health care provide
54%
Positive result
 
Positive result

Male
12%
Being seen at a clinic
 
Being seen at a clinic
15%
Any of the above
 
Any of the above
22%
Interacting with health care provide
 
Interacting with health care provide
52%
Positive result
 
Positive result
0-14
17%
being seen at a clinic
 
being seen at a clinic
8%
any of the above
 
any of the above
8%
interacting with health care provide
 
interacting with health care provide
67%
positive result
 
positive result

15-19
13%
being seen at a clinic
 
being seen at a clinic
14%
any of the above
 
any of the above
25%
interacting with health care provide
 
interacting with health care provide
48%
positive result
 
positive result

20-24
11%
being seen at a clinic
 
being seen at a clinic
17%
any of the above
 
any of the above
19%
interacting with health care provide
 
interacting with health care provide
52%
positive result
 
positive result

25-30
11%
being seen at a clinic
 
being seen at a clinic
16%
any of the above
 
any of the above
19%
interacting with health care provide
 
interacting with health care provide
54%
positive result
 
positive result

31-34
4%
being seen at a clinic
 
being seen at a clinic
12%
any of the above
 
any of the above
19%
interacting with health care provide
 
interacting with health care provide
65%
positive result
 
positive result

35+
13%
being seen at a clinic
 
being seen at a clinic
7%
any of the above
 
any of the above
18%
interacting with health care provide
 
interacting with health care provide
62%
positive result
 
positive result
12%
Being seen at a clinic
 
Being seen at a clinic
15%
Any of the above
 
Any of the above
20%
Interacting with health care provide
 
Interacting with health care provide
53%
Positive result
 
Positive result
JUN 23. 2016
If you tested positive for HIV, what would you be most afraid of?
1,680 responded out of 2,236 polled
Female
25%
Taking medicines all life
 
Taking medicines all life
6%
My husband/wife wouldnt love me anym
 
My husband/wife wouldnt love me anym
2%
What my friends would think
 
What my friends would think
29%
What my parents/family would think
 
What my parents/family would think
38%
Death
 
Death

Male
18%
Taking medicines all life
 
Taking medicines all life
7%
My husband/wife wouldnt love me anym
 
My husband/wife wouldnt love me anym
6%
What my friends would think
 
What my friends would think
41%
What my parents/family would think
 
What my parents/family would think
28%
Death
 
Death
0-14
22%
taking medicines all life
 
taking medicines all life
11%
my husband/wife wouldnt love me anym
 
my husband/wife wouldnt love me anym
0%
what my friends would think
 
what my friends would think
33%
what my parents/family would think
 
what my parents/family would think
33%
death
 
death

15-19
22%
taking medicines all life
 
taking medicines all life
7%
my husband/wife wouldnt love me anym
 
my husband/wife wouldnt love me anym
6%
what my friends would think
 
what my friends would think
41%
what my parents/family would think
 
what my parents/family would think
23%
death
 
death

20-24
21%
taking medicines all life
 
taking medicines all life
7%
my husband/wife wouldnt love me anym
 
my husband/wife wouldnt love me anym
4%
what my friends would think
 
what my friends would think
36%
what my parents/family would think
 
what my parents/family would think
32%
death
 
death

25-30
18%
taking medicines all life
 
taking medicines all life
10%
my husband/wife wouldnt love me anym
 
my husband/wife wouldnt love me anym
4%
what my friends would think
 
what my friends would think
33%
what my parents/family would think
 
what my parents/family would think
35%
death
 
death

31-34
5%
taking medicines all life
 
taking medicines all life
5%
my husband/wife wouldnt love me anym
 
my husband/wife wouldnt love me anym
5%
what my friends would think
 
what my friends would think
35%
what my parents/family would think
 
what my parents/family would think
50%
death
 
death

35+
13%
taking medicines all life
 
taking medicines all life
8%
my husband/wife wouldnt love me anym
 
my husband/wife wouldnt love me anym
8%
what my friends would think
 
what my friends would think
29%
what my parents/family would think
 
what my parents/family would think
42%
death
 
death
20%
Taking medicines all life
 
Taking medicines all life
7%
My husband/wife wouldnt love me anym
 
My husband/wife wouldnt love me anym
5%
What my friends would think
 
What my friends would think
37%
What my parents/family would think
 
What my parents/family would think
31%
Death
 
Death
JUN 23. 2016
Knowing one’s status is one of the most important steps you can take to prevent the spread of HIV. Where would you want to get tested?
1,598 responded out of 1,898 polled
Female
21%
I prefer to test myself on my own
 
I prefer to test myself on my own
2%
With a school nurse
 
With a school nurse
29%
health facility with youth-friendly
 
health facility with youth-friendly
16%
health facility where no one knows m
 
health facility where no one knows m
33%
Nearby health facility
 
Nearby health facility

Male
15%
I prefer to test myself on my own
 
I prefer to test myself on my own
5%
With a school nurse
 
With a school nurse
27%
health facility with youth-friendly
 
health facility with youth-friendly
22%
health facility where no one knows m
 
health facility where no one knows m
31%
Nearby health facility
 
Nearby health facility
0-14
27%
i prefer to test myself on my own
 
i prefer to test myself on my own
18%
with a school nurse
 
with a school nurse
27%
health facility with youth-friendly
 
health facility with youth-friendly
0%
health facility where no one knows m
 
health facility where no one knows m
27%
nearby health facility
 
nearby health facility

15-19
19%
i prefer to test myself on my own
 
i prefer to test myself on my own
7%
with a school nurse
 
with a school nurse
26%
health facility with youth-friendly
 
health facility with youth-friendly
24%
health facility where no one knows m
 
health facility where no one knows m
25%
nearby health facility
 
nearby health facility

20-24
17%
i prefer to test myself on my own
 
i prefer to test myself on my own
2%
with a school nurse
 
with a school nurse
29%
health facility with youth-friendly
 
health facility with youth-friendly
21%
health facility where no one knows m
 
health facility where no one knows m
31%
nearby health facility
 
nearby health facility

25-30
10%
i prefer to test myself on my own
 
i prefer to test myself on my own
5%
with a school nurse
 
with a school nurse
26%
health facility with youth-friendly
 
health facility with youth-friendly
18%
health facility where no one knows m
 
health facility where no one knows m
41%
nearby health facility
 
nearby health facility

31-34
0%
i prefer to test myself on my own
 
i prefer to test myself on my own
0%
with a school nurse
 
with a school nurse
31%
health facility with youth-friendly
 
health facility with youth-friendly
19%
health facility where no one knows m
 
health facility where no one knows m
50%
nearby health facility
 
nearby health facility

35+
15%
i prefer to test myself on my own
 
i prefer to test myself on my own
7%
with a school nurse
 
with a school nurse
17%
health facility with youth-friendly
 
health facility with youth-friendly
15%
health facility where no one knows m
 
health facility where no one knows m
46%
nearby health facility
 
nearby health facility
18%
I prefer to test myself on my own
 
I prefer to test myself on my own
4%
With a school nurse
 
With a school nurse
27%
health facility with youth-friendly
 
health facility with youth-friendly
20%
health facility where no one knows m
 
health facility where no one knows m
31%
Nearby health facility
 
Nearby health facility
JUN 23. 2016
If self-testing for HIV was made available to you, how likely would you take a self-test?
1,476 responded out of 1,598 polled
likely
self
maloom
dont
nahi
somewhat
testing
hai
ki
know
information
kisi
sure
ziyada
enough
nhi
koi
mujhey
tak
ammar
ask
farooq
imkan
kia
la
mujhe
nae
nai
ne
saholat
sehat
test
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