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Table 2 HIV knowledge (% respondents responding "yes" to the statement)

From: Evaluation of Stepping Stones as a tool for changing knowledge, attitudes and behaviours associated with gender, relationships and HIV risk in Karnataka, India

  SS trainees
N = 414
SS villages
General population
N = 1196
Non-SS villages
General population
N = 1297
Have you have heard of HIV? 92.8 75.0 (0.00)** 72.5 (0.16)
Have you ever received any information about HIV? 79.7 57.9 (0.00)** 56.1 (0.36)
Can HIV be transmitted by mosquito? 29.8 28.8 (0.70) 44.3 (0.00)**
Can HIV be transmitted by sex? 76.1 58.0 (0.00)** 53.6 (0.27)*
Can you tell by looking who has HIV? 26.8 23.4 (0.16) 37.6 (0.00)**
Do you think condoms protect against HIV? 72.4 53.8 (0.00)** 69.5 (0.00)**
Do you think anal sex is safe and a way to avoid HIV? 25.4 21.5 (0.10) 34.6 (0.00)**
Do you know where to get condoms? 76.4 59.4 (0.00)** 56.9 (0.21)
Have you ever seen a demonstration on how to put on a condom? 61.2 39.7 (0.00)** 34.1 (0.00)**
  1. p < 0.05*
  2. p < 0.01**