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Table 4 Relationship between access to health knowledge and awareness of HIV transmission routes (N = 9274)

From: Awareness of HIV/AIDS and its routes of transmission as well as access to health knowledge among rural residents in Western China: a cross-sectional study

Access to health knowledgeNBlood (%)χ2p valueMother-to-Child (%)χ2p valueSex (%)χ2p value
NCD (in the last 6 months) and medical instructions
 Do not have an NCD688969.065.931***< 0.00157.257.474***< 0.00169.396.467***< 0.001
 Living with an NCD with medical instructions193069.7  54.3  70.4  
 Living with an NCD without medical instructions45551.0  39.3  47.7  
Had a physical examination (in the last year)
 Yes351574.087.052***< 0.00158.923.497***< 0.00175.4126.968***< 0.001
 No575964.7  53.8  64.2  
Participated in health education activities (in last 6 months)
 Yes295176.1125.255***< 0.00161.456.120***< 0.00176.1117.298***< 0.001
 No632364.5  53.1  64.9  
Received health knowledge from medical staff
 Yes487278.9535.575***< 0.00165.0356.523***< 0.00179.4570.262***< 0.001
 No440256.5  45.5  56.3  
Received health knowledge from mass media
 Yes665376.0656.038***< 0.00164.9802.594***< 0.00177.3846.813***< 0.001
 No262148.5  32.5  46.1  
Received health knowledge from family members
 Yes79564.55.475***0.01953.51.8450.17463.69.326**0.002
 No847968.6  56.0  68.9  
Received health knowledge by socializing
 Yes169675.956.197***< 0.00164.057.762***< 0.00177.579.168***< 0.001
 No757866.5  53.9  66.4  
Overall927467.855.468.1
  1. **P < 0.01, ***P < 0.001