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Table 2 Knowledge and misconceptions of HIV transmission among fishing communities of Lake Kyoga, 2013

From: Comprehensive knowledge of HIV prevention among fishing communities of Lake Kyoga, Uganda, 2013

Knowledge questionsOverall
% (n = 1780)
Male
% (n = 869)
Female
% (n = 911)
Knowledge of HIV prevention methods   
 HIV can be prevented by consistent use of condom during sexual intercourse,878787
 HIV can be prevented by being faithful,909089
 knowing that a healthy-looking person can have HIV899087
Misconceptions around HIV transmission
 HIV cannot be transmitted through sharing food,868785
 HIV is not transmitted through witchcraft838482
 HIV is not transmitted through shaking hands with a HIV infected person818379
Comprehensive knowledge of HIV transmission514952