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Table 2 Responses to Knowledge Questions by ARV stocking status among 207 Survey Respondents in Pune, India

From: Stigmatizing attitudes and low levels of knowledge but high willingness to participate in HIV management: A community-based survey of pharmacies in Pune, India

Question ("Correct answer") Response Stock ARV
(n = 73)
Do not stock ARV
(n = 132)
p-value*
Minimum number of different drugs that should be included in an ideal antiretroviral treatment regimen ("3") Correct 11 (15.1) 15 (11.4) 0.007
  Incorrect 46 (63.0) 59 (44.7)  
  Don't know 16 (21.9) 58 (43.9)  
Antiretroviral drugs can completely cure HIV ("Never") Correct 44 (60.3) 46 (34.8) 0.001
  Incorrect 12 (16.4) 22 (16.7)  
  Don't know 17 (23.3) 64 (48.5)  
It is safe to administer AZT with d4T ("False") Correct 8 (11.0) 4 (3.0) 0.016
  Incorrect 4 (5.5) 2 (1.5)  
  Don't know 61 (83.6) 126 (95.5)  
Drug not recommended in pregnancy ("Efavirenz") Correct 1 (1.4) 1 (0.8) 0.296
  Incorrect 8 (11.0) 7 (5.3)  
  Don't know 64 (87.7) 124 (93.9)  
  1. *Association of 'Stocking ARV' with knowledge and attitude was tested by Pearson's χ2 test or Fisher's exact test when cell sizes were less than 5.