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
30%
Any of the above
 
Any of the above
7%
Being seen at the clinic
 
Being seen at the clinic
4%
Interacting with health care provide
 
Interacting with health care provide
58%
A positive resullt
 
A positive resullt

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

15-19
7%
interacting with health care provide
 
interacting with health care provide
14%
being seen at the clinic
 
being seen at the clinic
55%
a positive resullt
 
a positive resullt
24%
any of the above
 
any of the above

20-24
9%
interacting with health care provide
 
interacting with health care provide
9%
being seen at the clinic
 
being seen at the clinic
64%
a positive resullt
 
a positive resullt
18%
any of the above
 
any of the above

25-30
2%
interacting with health care provide
 
interacting with health care provide
5%
being seen at the clinic
 
being seen at the clinic
68%
a positive resullt
 
a positive resullt
24%
any of the above
 
any of the above

31-34
10%
interacting with health care provide
 
interacting with health care provide
5%
being seen at the clinic
 
being seen at the clinic
55%
a positive resullt
 
a positive resullt
30%
any of the above
 
any of the above

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

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

15-19
3%
my girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
 
my girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
63%
dying / death
 
dying / death
9%
taking medicine my entire life
 
taking medicine my entire life
0%
what my friends would think
 
what my friends would think
26%
what my parents / family would think
 
what my parents / family would think

20-24
2%
my girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
 
my girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
44%
dying / death
 
dying / death
14%
taking medicine my entire life
 
taking medicine my entire life
4%
what my friends would think
 
what my friends would think
36%
what my parents / family would think
 
what my parents / family would think

25-30
11%
my girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
 
my girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
33%
dying / death
 
dying / death
20%
taking medicine my entire life
 
taking medicine my entire life
8%
what my friends would think
 
what my friends would think
28%
what my parents / family would think
 
what my parents / family would think

31-34
0%
my girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
 
my girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
35%
dying / death
 
dying / death
41%
taking medicine my entire life
 
taking medicine my entire life
6%
what my friends would think
 
what my friends would think
18%
what my parents / family would think
 
what my parents / family would think

35+
0%
my girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
 
my girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
32%
dying / death
 
dying / death
41%
taking medicine my entire life
 
taking medicine my entire life
3%
what my friends would think
 
what my friends would think
24%
what my parents / family would think
 
what my parents / family would think
26%
What my parents / family would think
 
What my parents / family would think
22%
Taking medicine my entire life
 
Taking medicine my entire life
4%
My girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
 
My girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
5%
What my friends would think
 
What my friends would think
43%
Dying / Death
 
Dying / Death
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?
451 responded out of 492 polled
Female
17%
Test my self on my own
 
Test my self on my own
0%
School Nurse
 
School Nurse
35%
Health facility with youth-friendly
 
Health facility with youth-friendly
15%
Health facility where no one knows m
 
Health facility where no one knows m
33%
Nearby Health Facility
 
Nearby Health Facility

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

15-19
14%
health facility where no one knows m
 
health facility where no one knows m
34%
nearby health facility
 
nearby health facility
14%
test my self on my own
 
test my self on my own
36%
health facility with youth-friendly
 
health facility with youth-friendly
2%
school nurse
 
school nurse

20-24
13%
health facility where no one knows m
 
health facility where no one knows m
30%
nearby health facility
 
nearby health facility
11%
test my self on my own
 
test my self on my own
44%
health facility with youth-friendly
 
health facility with youth-friendly
2%
school nurse
 
school nurse

25-30
30%
health facility where no one knows m
 
health facility where no one knows m
38%
nearby health facility
 
nearby health facility
9%
test my self on my own
 
test my self on my own
22%
health facility with youth-friendly
 
health facility with youth-friendly
1%
school nurse
 
school nurse

31-34
24%
health facility where no one knows m
 
health facility where no one knows m
29%
nearby health facility
 
nearby health facility
35%
test my self on my own
 
test my self on my own
12%
health facility with youth-friendly
 
health facility with youth-friendly
0%
school nurse
 
school nurse

35+
16%
health facility where no one knows m
 
health facility where no one knows m
42%
nearby health facility
 
nearby health facility
26%
test my self on my own
 
test my self on my own
16%
health facility with youth-friendly
 
health facility with youth-friendly
0%
school nurse
 
school nurse
14%
Test my self on my own
 
Test my self on my own
1%
School Nurse
 
School Nurse
30%
Health facility with youth-friendly
 
Health facility with youth-friendly
20%
Health facility where no one knows m
 
Health facility where no one knows m
35%
Nearby Health Facility
 
Nearby Health Facility
JUN 14. 2016
If self-testing for HIV was made available to you, how likely would you take a self-test?  
454 responded out of 465 polled
Female
41%
Not sure, I don't know enough
 
Not sure, I don't know enough
12%
Not likely
 
Not likely
9%
Somewhat likely
 
Somewhat likely
38%
Very likely, it appeals to me
 
Very likely, it appeals to me

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

15-19
24%
very likely, it appeals to me
 
very likely, it appeals to me
44%
not sure, i don't know enough
 
not sure, i don't know enough
16%
somewhat likely
 
somewhat likely
16%
not likely
 
not likely

20-24
43%
very likely, it appeals to me
 
very likely, it appeals to me
42%
not sure, i don't know enough
 
not sure, i don't know enough
11%
somewhat likely
 
somewhat likely
4%
not likely
 
not likely

25-30
56%
very likely, it appeals to me
 
very likely, it appeals to me
23%
not sure, i don't know enough
 
not sure, i don't know enough
9%
somewhat likely
 
somewhat likely
12%
not likely
 
not likely

31-34
88%
very likely, it appeals to me
 
very likely, it appeals to me
12%
not sure, i don't know enough
 
not sure, i don't know enough
0%
somewhat likely
 
somewhat likely
0%
not likely
 
not likely

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

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