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
100%
any of the above
 
any of the above
0%
being seen at the clinic
 
being seen at the clinic
0%
interacting with health care provide
 
interacting with health care provide
0%
a positive resullt
 
a positive resullt

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

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

25-30
24%
any of the above
 
any of the above
6%
being seen at the clinic
 
being seen at the clinic
2%
interacting with health care provide
 
interacting with health care provide
68%
a positive resullt
 
a positive resullt

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

35+
24%
any of the above
 
any of the above
5%
being seen at the clinic
 
being seen at the clinic
7%
interacting with health care provide
 
interacting with health care provide
63%
a positive resullt
 
a positive resullt
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%
what my parents / family would think
 
what my parents / family would think
0%
taking medicine my entire life
 
taking medicine my entire life
0%
my girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
 
my girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
0%
what my friends would think
 
what my friends would think
100%
dying / death
 
dying / death

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

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

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

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

35+
24%
what my parents / family would think
 
what my parents / family would think
41%
taking medicine my entire life
 
taking medicine my entire life
0%
my girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
 
my girlfriend / boyfriend won't love
3%
what my friends would think
 
what my friends would think
32%
dying / death
 
dying / death
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?
447 responded out of 492 polled
Female
17%
Test my self on my own
 
Test my self on my own
0%
School Nurse
 
School Nurse
34%
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
34%
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
50%
test my self on my own
 
test my self on my own
0%
school nurse
 
school nurse
0%
health facility with youth-friendly
 
health facility with youth-friendly
0%
health facility where no one knows m
 
health facility where no one knows m
50%
nearby health facility
 
nearby health facility

15-19
12%
test my self on my own
 
test my self on my own
2%
school nurse
 
school nurse
34%
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
37%
nearby health facility
 
nearby health facility

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

25-30
9%
test my self on my own
 
test my self on my own
1%
school nurse
 
school nurse
23%
health facility with youth-friendly
 
health facility with youth-friendly
30%
health facility where no one knows m
 
health facility where no one knows m
37%
nearby health facility
 
nearby health facility

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

35+
26%
test my self on my own
 
test my self on my own
0%
school nurse
 
school nurse
16%
health facility with youth-friendly
 
health facility with youth-friendly
16%
health facility where no one knows m
 
health facility where no one knows m
42%
nearby health facility
 
nearby health facility
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?  
452 responded out of 465 polled
Female
40%
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
50%
not sure, i don't know enough
 
not sure, i don't know enough
0%
not likely
 
not likely
50%
somewhat likely
 
somewhat likely
0%
very likely, it appeals to me
 
very likely, it appeals to me

15-19
42%
not sure, i don't know enough
 
not sure, i don't know enough
16%
not likely
 
not likely
16%
somewhat likely
 
somewhat likely
26%
very likely, it appeals to me
 
very likely, it appeals to me

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

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

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

35+
17%
not sure, i don't know enough
 
not sure, i don't know enough
11%
not likely
 
not likely
14%
somewhat likely
 
somewhat likely
58%
very likely, it appeals to me
 
very likely, it appeals to me
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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