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Table 3 The extent to which participants agreed or disagreed with statements about their attitudes towards sexually transmitted disease among street dwellers, Southern Ethiopia, 2019

From: Sexually transmitted disease among street dwellers in southern Ethiopia: a mixed methods study design

VariablesStrongly agreeAgreeNeutralDisagreeStrongly disagree
N (%)N (%)N (%)N (%)N (%)
It is possible for street dwellers to become infected with STD from a single intercourse63 (7.5)128 (15.2)102 (12.1)311 (36.9)238 (28.2)
Most STDs (except HIV) are not very serious68 (8.1)230 (27.3)231 (27.4)279 (33.1)34 (4.0)
Most STDs (except HIV) can resolve by themselves without treatment43 (5.1)144 (17.1)167 (19.8)393 (46.7)95 (11.3)
All contraceptive methods can prevent STDs30 (3.6)185 (22.0)275 (32.7)288 (34.2)64 (7.6)
Condom use can prevent STDs36 (4.3)141 (16.7)142 (16.9)351 (41.7)172 (20.5)
A Woman should ask her sexual partner to use a condom if she wants him to66 (7.8)359 (42.6)214 (25.4)158 (18.8)45 (5.4)