GENERAL
HIV/AIDS - Fear of testing? High Level meeting worldwide
6 questions polled on this topic
13% response rate
493 responded out of 3,814 polled
Jun 14. 2016
What is it that sparks fear about HIV testing?
Jun 14. 2016
If you tested positive for VIH, what would you be most afraid of?
Jun 14. 2016
What is it about HIV testing that sparks fear?
Jun 14. 2016
If you tested positive for HIV what would you be most afraid of?
Jun 14. 2016
Knowing one’s status is one of the most important steps you can take to prevent the spread of HIV. Where would you want to get tested?
Jun 14. 2016
If self-testing for HIV was made available to you, how likely would you take a self-test?  

POLL RESULTS

JUN 14. 2016
What is it that sparks fear about HIV testing?
493 responded out of 3,814 polled
Female
58%
A positive resullt
 
A positive resullt
4%
Interacting with health care provide
 
Interacting with health care provide
7%
Being seen at the clinic
 
Being seen at the clinic
30%
Any of the above
 
Any of the above

Male
62%
A positive resullt
 
A positive resullt
11%
Interacting with health care provide
 
Interacting with health care provide
10%
Being seen at the clinic
 
Being seen at the clinic
17%
Any of the above
 
Any of the above
0-14
0%
A positive resullt
 
A positive resullt
0%
Interacting with health care provide
 
Interacting with health care provide
0%
Being seen at the clinic
 
Being seen at the clinic
100%
Any of the above
 
Any of the above

15-19
55%
A positive resullt
 
A positive resullt
7%
Interacting with health care provide
 
Interacting with health care provide
14%
Being seen at the clinic
 
Being seen at the clinic
24%
Any of the above
 
Any of the above

20-24
64%
A positive resullt
 
A positive resullt
9%
Interacting with health care provide
 
Interacting with health care provide
9%
Being seen at the clinic
 
Being seen at the clinic
18%
Any of the above
 
Any of the above

25-30
68%
A positive resullt
 
A positive resullt
2%
Interacting with health care provide
 
Interacting with health care provide
6%
Being seen at the clinic
 
Being seen at the clinic
24%
Any of the above
 
Any of the above

31-34
55%
A positive resullt
 
A positive resullt
10%
Interacting with health care provide
 
Interacting with health care provide
5%
Being seen at the clinic
 
Being seen at the clinic
30%
Any of the above
 
Any of the above

35+
63%
A positive resullt
 
A positive resullt
7%
Interacting with health care provide
 
Interacting with health care provide
5%
Being seen at the clinic
 
Being seen at the clinic
24%
Any of the above
 
Any of the above
63%
A positive resullt
 
A positive resullt
6%
Interacting with health care provide
 
Interacting with health care provide
9%
Being seen at the clinic
 
Being seen at the clinic
22%
Any of the above
 
Any of the above
JUN 14. 2016
If you tested positive for VIH, what would you be most afraid of?
414 responded out of 497 polled
Female
35%
Dying / Death
 
Dying / Death
36%
What my parents / family would think
 
What my parents / family would think
2%
What my friends would think
 
What my friends would think
7%
My girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
 
My girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
19%
Taking medicine my entire life
 
Taking medicine my entire life

Male
37%
Dying / Death
 
Dying / Death
28%
What my parents / family would think
 
What my parents / family would think
6%
What my friends would think
 
What my friends would think
6%
My girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
 
My girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
24%
Taking medicine my entire life
 
Taking medicine my entire life
0-14
100%
Dying / Death
 
Dying / Death
0%
What my parents / family would think
 
What my parents / family would think
0%
What my friends would think
 
What my friends would think
0%
My girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
 
My girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
0%
Taking medicine my entire life
 
Taking medicine my entire life

15-19
63%
Dying / Death
 
Dying / Death
26%
What my parents / family would think
 
What my parents / family would think
0%
What my friends would think
 
What my friends would think
3%
My girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
 
My girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
9%
Taking medicine my entire life
 
Taking medicine my entire life

20-24
44%
Dying / Death
 
Dying / Death
36%
What my parents / family would think
 
What my parents / family would think
4%
What my friends would think
 
What my friends would think
2%
My girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
 
My girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
14%
Taking medicine my entire life
 
Taking medicine my entire life

25-30
33%
Dying / Death
 
Dying / Death
28%
What my parents / family would think
 
What my parents / family would think
8%
What my friends would think
 
What my friends would think
11%
My girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
 
My girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
20%
Taking medicine my entire life
 
Taking medicine my entire life

31-34
35%
Dying / Death
 
Dying / Death
18%
What my parents / family would think
 
What my parents / family would think
6%
What my friends would think
 
What my friends would think
0%
My girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
 
My girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
41%
Taking medicine my entire life
 
Taking medicine my entire life

35+
32%
Dying / Death
 
Dying / Death
24%
What my parents / family would think
 
What my parents / family would think
3%
What my friends would think
 
What my friends would think
0%
My girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
 
My girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
41%
Taking medicine my entire life
 
Taking medicine my entire life
43%
Dying / Death
 
Dying / Death
26%
What my parents / family would think
 
What my parents / family would think
5%
What my friends would think
 
What my friends would think
4%
My girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
 
My girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
22%
Taking medicine my entire life
 
Taking medicine my entire life
JUN 14. 2016
What is it about HIV testing that sparks fear?
33 responded out of 38 polled
en
la
hiv
miedo
people
test
fear
por
tested
de
getting
know
many
may
que
sex
society
tengo
think
afraid
aids
al
alguna
also
among
clinica
come
con
contagio
daria
el
es
field
health
lo
new
none
papua
person
positive
someone
sufren
support
una
vean
years
yes
23
acerca
actually
JUN 14. 2016
If you tested positive for HIV what would you be most afraid of?
44 responded out of 45 polled
de
la
que
life
afraid
por
will
bc
el
familia
fear
los
medicamentos
mi
society
someone
take
want
abandono
con
contagiado
deal
death
discrimination
disease
else
ever
feeling
get
health
know
mis
others
people
positive
se
self
sick
social
spreading
takes
tener
thing
todas
wont
accept
acceso
aceptado
actions
actually
JUN 14. 2016
Knowing one’s status is one of the most important steps you can take to prevent the spread of HIV. Where would you want to get tested?
447 responded out of 492 polled
Female
34%
Nearby Health Facility
 
Nearby Health Facility
15%
Health facility where no one knows m
 
Health facility where no one knows m
34%
Health facility with youth-friendly
 
Health facility with youth-friendly
0%
School Nurse
 
School Nurse
17%
Test my self on my own
 
Test my self on my own

Male
36%
Nearby Health Facility
 
Nearby Health Facility
22%
Health facility where no one knows m
 
Health facility where no one knows m
20%
Health facility with youth-friendly
 
Health facility with youth-friendly
1%
School Nurse
 
School Nurse
21%
Test my self on my own
 
Test my self on my own
0-14
50%
Nearby Health Facility
 
Nearby Health Facility
0%
Health facility where no one knows m
 
Health facility where no one knows m
0%
Health facility with youth-friendly
 
Health facility with youth-friendly
0%
School Nurse
 
School Nurse
50%
Test my self on my own
 
Test my self on my own

15-19
37%
Nearby Health Facility
 
Nearby Health Facility
15%
Health facility where no one knows m
 
Health facility where no one knows m
34%
Health facility with youth-friendly
 
Health facility with youth-friendly
2%
School Nurse
 
School Nurse
12%
Test my self on my own
 
Test my self on my own

20-24
30%
Nearby Health Facility
 
Nearby Health Facility
13%
Health facility where no one knows m
 
Health facility where no one knows m
44%
Health facility with youth-friendly
 
Health facility with youth-friendly
2%
School Nurse
 
School Nurse
11%
Test my self on my own
 
Test my self on my own

25-30
37%
Nearby Health Facility
 
Nearby Health Facility
30%
Health facility where no one knows m
 
Health facility where no one knows m
23%
Health facility with youth-friendly
 
Health facility with youth-friendly
1%
School Nurse
 
School Nurse
9%
Test my self on my own
 
Test my self on my own

31-34
29%
Nearby Health Facility
 
Nearby Health Facility
24%
Health facility where no one knows m
 
Health facility where no one knows m
12%
Health facility with youth-friendly
 
Health facility with youth-friendly
0%
School Nurse
 
School Nurse
35%
Test my self on my own
 
Test my self on my own

35+
42%
Nearby Health Facility
 
Nearby Health Facility
16%
Health facility where no one knows m
 
Health facility where no one knows m
16%
Health facility with youth-friendly
 
Health facility with youth-friendly
0%
School Nurse
 
School Nurse
26%
Test my self on my own
 
Test my self on my own
35%
Nearby Health Facility
 
Nearby Health Facility
20%
Health facility where no one knows m
 
Health facility where no one knows m
30%
Health facility with youth-friendly
 
Health facility with youth-friendly
1%
School Nurse
 
School Nurse
14%
Test my self on my own
 
Test my self on my own
JUN 14. 2016
If self-testing for HIV was made available to you, how likely would you take a self-test?  
452 responded out of 465 polled
Female
38%
Very likely, it appeals to me
 
Very likely, it appeals to me
9%
Somewhat likely
 
Somewhat likely
12%
Not likely
 
Not likely
40%
Not sure, I don't know enough
 
Not sure, I don't know enough

Male
62%
Very likely, it appeals to me
 
Very likely, it appeals to me
11%
Somewhat likely
 
Somewhat likely
7%
Not likely
 
Not likely
21%
Not sure, I don't know enough
 
Not sure, I don't know enough
0-14
0%
Very likely, it appeals to me
 
Very likely, it appeals to me
50%
Somewhat likely
 
Somewhat likely
0%
Not likely
 
Not likely
50%
Not sure, I don't know enough
 
Not sure, I don't know enough

15-19
26%
Very likely, it appeals to me
 
Very likely, it appeals to me
16%
Somewhat likely
 
Somewhat likely
16%
Not likely
 
Not likely
42%
Not sure, I don't know enough
 
Not sure, I don't know enough

20-24
43%
Very likely, it appeals to me
 
Very likely, it appeals to me
11%
Somewhat likely
 
Somewhat likely
4%
Not likely
 
Not likely
42%
Not sure, I don't know enough
 
Not sure, I don't know enough

25-30
56%
Very likely, it appeals to me
 
Very likely, it appeals to me
9%
Somewhat likely
 
Somewhat likely
12%
Not likely
 
Not likely
23%
Not sure, I don't know enough
 
Not sure, I don't know enough

31-34
88%
Very likely, it appeals to me
 
Very likely, it appeals to me
0%
Somewhat likely
 
Somewhat likely
0%
Not likely
 
Not likely
12%
Not sure, I don't know enough
 
Not sure, I don't know enough

35+
58%
Very likely, it appeals to me
 
Very likely, it appeals to me
14%
Somewhat likely
 
Somewhat likely
11%
Not likely
 
Not likely
17%
Not sure, I don't know enough
 
Not sure, I don't know enough
51%
Very likely, it appeals to me
 
Very likely, it appeals to me
12%
Somewhat likely
 
Somewhat likely
10%
Not likely
 
Not likely
27%
Not sure, I don't know enough
 
Not sure, I don't know enough

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