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Table 2 Description of HIV-related knowledge and source of information among females aged 15–24 years in Indonesia (n = 12,691)

From: HIV-related knowledge, information, and their contribution to stigmatization attitudes among females aged 15–24 years: regional disparities in Indonesia

Indicators Correct Answer
n Weighted %
HIV-related knowledge
  1. “Reduce risk of getting HIV: always use condoms during sex” 7,182 58.52
  2. “Reduce risk of getting HIV: have 1 sex partner only, who has no other partners” 10,151 81.26
  3. “Can get HIV by sharing food with person who has aids” 7,121 55.65
  4. “HIV transmitted during pregnancy” 10,401 83.14
  5. “HIV transmitted during delivery” 9,176 73.16
  6. “HIV transmitted by breastfeeding” 10,351 82.44
  7. “Can get HIV from mosquito bites” 6,599 49.94
  8. “A healthy-looking person can have HIV” 1,121 7.9
HIV-related knowledge
  No Knowledge 8,150 62.15
  Some Knowledge 4,410 36.87
  More Knowledge 131 0.98
Source of Information
  1. Information from internet 4,540 37.73
  2. Information from newspaper 1,404 10.49
  3. Information from health professional 2,007 13.84
  4. Information from school 7,898 60.43
  5. Information from television 6,842 53.91
Source of Information
  No Information 5,573 42.56
  Some Information 6,494 52.39
  More Information 624 5.05