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Table 2 The HIV/AIDS related knowledge of MSM populations

From: Factors associated with HIV infection among men who have sex with men in Henan Province, China: a cross-sectional study

HIV/ AIDS transmission routes question Yes No Unsure
Might people who look healthy possibly carry HIV? 166 (42.8%) 163 (42.0%) 59 (15.2%)
Can HIV be spread by mosquitoes or other insects? 101 (26.0%) 241 (62.1%) 46 (11.9%)
Is it risky to eat with a person with HIV/AIDS? 50 (12.9%) 313 (80.7%) 25 (6.4%)
Could blood or blood product transfusions tainted with HIV cause infection with HIV? 351 (90.5%) 14 (3.6%) 23(5.9%)
Could sharing needles for drug use with someone who has HIV or AIDS cause HIV infection? 351 (90.5%) 10 (2.6%) 27 (7.0%)
Can a pregnant woman with HIV give the virus to her baby? 331 (85.3%) 30 (7.7%) 27 (1.1%)
Could correct use of condoms reduce the risk of HIV spreading? 340 (87.6%) 23(5.9%) 25(6.4%)
Could having a main sex partner reduce the risk of HIV spreading? 302 (77.8%) 46 (11.9%) 40 (10.3%)