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Table 3 Sample statements per concept cluster with means and standard deviations by sexual experience

From: Faith and HIV prevention: the conceptual framing of HIV prevention among Pentecostal Batswana teenagers

Item Statement by cluster First sex Item Statement by cluster First sex
   Yes No    Yes No
  Cluster 1. Biblical perspectives (Items =9; α = .83) Mean score and SD   Cluster 4. Facts about HIV and AIDS (Items = 9; α = .80) Mean Score and SD
43 Trust in God always 4.73 (.66) 4.77(.83) 5 Caring for those with HIV and AIDS 4.27( 1.08) 4.43(1.11)
38 Protecting and valuing your virginity 4.42(1.13) 4.73(.98) 12 Voluntary testing and counselling 4.04(1.27) 4.16(1.18)
22 Say no to sex before marriage 4.60(1.21) 4.63(1.15) 1 Sexually transmitted infections 4.19(1.29) 3.98(1.13)
50 Ask for partner from God 4.56(1.27) 4.55(1.34) 3 What is HIV and AIDS 3.81(1.12) 3.79(1.08)
  Cluster mean and SD 4.34(.32) 4.37(.42)   Cluster mean and SD 3.52(.47) 3.65(.39)
  Cluster 2. Future focus (Items = 11; α = .85)     Cluster 4. Prevention education (Items =11; α = .69)   
31 Importance of life targets and setting personal goals 4.35(1.07) 4.40(1.13) 39 Life consequences of unwanted pregnancies 3.40(1.25) 3.81(1.21)
19 Taking responsibility for one’s future 4.04(1.11) 4.38(1.15) 24 Risks from early involvement in love affairs 3.83(1.09) 3.68(1.17)
47 Aim for a career 4.15(1.08) 4.20(1.12) 30 Risks from sex for money 3.15(1.15) 3.65(1.28)
27 School first sex after 4.02(1.31) 4.18(1.18) 26 Proper use of contraceptives 3.15 (1.16) 3.29(1.27)
  Cluster mean and SD 3.91(.33) 4.06*(.23)   Cluster mean and SD 3.33 (.31) 3.33(.37)
  Cluster 3. Community norms (Items =10; α = .74)       
37 Talk about HIV with peers, teachers and parents 4.23(1.22) 4.28(1.03)     
10 Healthy living 4.37(1.02) 4.22(1.13)     
44 Choose friends wisely 3.94(1.17) 4.22(1.24)     
32 Self-pride and valuing yourself 3.88(1.21) 3.79(1.16)     
  Cluster mean and SD 3.68*(.47) 3.74(.47)     
  1. *p < .01.