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Table 2 SRH/HIV knowledge and perceived risk by age group

From: The knowledge-risk-behaviour continuum among young Ugandans: what it tells us about SRH/HIV integration

Variable 15–19 years, n = 1647 20–24 years, n = 1078 15–24 years, n = 2725
Freq. (%) Freq. (%) Freq. (%)
FP knowledge
 Yes 1499 (91.3) 1056 (98.0) 2555 (94.0)
 No 142 (8.7) 22 (2.0) 164 (6.0)
Knowledge of STIs
 Yes 1326 (82.0) 964 (91.2) 2290 (85.6)
 No 291 (18.0) 93 (8.8) 384 (14.4)
Knowledge of HIV/AIDS
 Yes 1379 (83.7) 970 (90.0) 2349 (86.2)
 No 268 (16.3) 108 (10.0) 376 (13.8)
Perceived risk of STIs
 At risk 761 (46.2) 663 (61.5) 1424 (52.3)
 Not at risk 886 (53.8) 415 (38.5) 1301 (47.7)
Perceived risk of pregnancy
 At risk 657 (39.9) 567 (52.6) 1224 (44.9)
 Not at risk 990 (60.1) 511 (47.4) 1501 (55.1)
Risky sexual behaviour
 Yes 245 (14.9) 373 (34.6) 618 (22.7)
 No 1402 (85.1) 705 (65.4) 2107 (77.3)