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Table 6 The respondents' source of information and their informational needs (n = 1048)

From: AIDS knowledge and attitudes in a Turkish population: an epidemiological study

  Number* Percentage
Level of information about HIV/AIDS   
Average 517 49.3
Bad 446 42.6
Good 85 8.1
Source of information   
Television 722 68.9
Newspaper 499 47.6
Magazine 247 23.6
School 197 18.8
Friend 196 18.7
Book 154 14.7
Radio 141 13.4
Doctor 119 11.3
Teacher 82 7.8
No 70 6.7
Family 49 4.7
Nurse 47 4.5
Internet 19 1.8
Poster 16 1.5
Seminar 14 1.3
AIDS Association 8 0.7
Workplace 3 0.2
Desire to learn more   
Yes 908 86.6
No 140 13.4
  1. *The total exceeds the sample size since each respondent could choose several response categories