HEALTH
HIV Testing and Counselling issues affecting young people
5 questions polled on this topic
57% response rate
5,880 responded out of 10,334 polled
Jul 16. 2015
At what age would you feel comfortable to go for an HIV test for the first time without your parent’s consent?
Jul 16. 2015
In your community, where do young people go for HIV testing?
Jul 16. 2015
Other places of Testing
Jul 16. 2015
Why are many young people not going for HIV tests?
Jul 16. 2015
Other reasons for not testing

POLL RESULTS

JUL 16. 2015
At what age would you feel comfortable to go for an HIV test for the first time without your parent’s consent?
5,880 responded out of 10,334 polled
Female
57%
10 Years
 
10 Years
0%
11 Years
 
11 Years
3%
12 Years
 
12 Years
3%
13 Years
 
13 Years
3%
14 Years
 
14 Years
9%
15 Years
 
15 Years
16%
16 Years
 
16 Years
9%
> 16
 
> 16

Male
57%
10 Years
 
10 Years
1%
11 Years
 
11 Years
3%
12 Years
 
12 Years
2%
13 Years
 
13 Years
4%
14 Years
 
14 Years
8%
15 Years
 
15 Years
16%
16 Years
 
16 Years
9%
> 16
 
> 16
0-14
33%
10 Years
 
10 Years
0%
11 Years
 
11 Years
0%
12 Years
 
12 Years
0%
13 Years
 
13 Years
22%
14 Years
 
14 Years
22%
15 Years
 
15 Years
0%
16 Years
 
16 Years
22%
> 16
 
> 16

15-19
53%
10 Years
 
10 Years
0%
11 Years
 
11 Years
2%
12 Years
 
12 Years
2%
13 Years
 
13 Years
3%
14 Years
 
14 Years
10%
15 Years
 
15 Years
20%
16 Years
 
16 Years
9%
> 16
 
> 16

20-24
59%
10 Years
 
10 Years
1%
11 Years
 
11 Years
3%
12 Years
 
12 Years
2%
13 Years
 
13 Years
3%
14 Years
 
14 Years
8%
15 Years
 
15 Years
13%
16 Years
 
16 Years
10%
> 16
 
> 16

25-30
59%
10 Years
 
10 Years
1%
11 Years
 
11 Years
6%
12 Years
 
12 Years
3%
13 Years
 
13 Years
5%
14 Years
 
14 Years
5%
15 Years
 
15 Years
16%
16 Years
 
16 Years
5%
> 16
 
> 16

31-34
68%
10 Years
 
10 Years
1%
11 Years
 
11 Years
3%
12 Years
 
12 Years
3%
13 Years
 
13 Years
2%
14 Years
 
14 Years
7%
15 Years
 
15 Years
12%
16 Years
 
16 Years
4%
> 16
 
> 16

35+
67%
10 Years
 
10 Years
2%
11 Years
 
11 Years
2%
12 Years
 
12 Years
2%
13 Years
 
13 Years
6%
14 Years
 
14 Years
5%
15 Years
 
15 Years
12%
16 Years
 
16 Years
5%
> 16
 
> 16
45%
10 Years
 
10 Years
1%
11 Years
 
11 Years
2%
12 Years
 
12 Years
2%
13 Years
 
13 Years
3%
14 Years
 
14 Years
7%
15 Years
 
15 Years
13%
16 Years
 
16 Years
7%
> 16
 
> 16
JUL 16. 2015
In your community, where do young people go for HIV testing?
4,994 responded out of 5,494 polled
Female
45%
Health Facilities
 
Health Facilities
40%
New Start Centres
 
New Start Centres
4%
Mobile Testing
 
Mobile Testing
2%
Self-Testing
 
Self-Testing
5%
Private Doctors
 
Private Doctors
4%
Others
 
Others

Male
49%
Health Facilities
 
Health Facilities
33%
New Start Centres
 
New Start Centres
8%
Mobile Testing
 
Mobile Testing
2%
Self-Testing
 
Self-Testing
4%
Private Doctors
 
Private Doctors
4%
Others
 
Others
0-14
60%
Health Facilities
 
Health Facilities
40%
New Start Centres
 
New Start Centres
0%
Mobile Testing
 
Mobile Testing
0%
Self-Testing
 
Self-Testing
0%
Private Doctors
 
Private Doctors
0%
Others
 
Others

15-19
44%
Health Facilities
 
Health Facilities
38%
New Start Centres
 
New Start Centres
4%
Mobile Testing
 
Mobile Testing
2%
Self-Testing
 
Self-Testing
6%
Private Doctors
 
Private Doctors
5%
Others
 
Others

20-24
48%
Health Facilities
 
Health Facilities
36%
New Start Centres
 
New Start Centres
7%
Mobile Testing
 
Mobile Testing
2%
Self-Testing
 
Self-Testing
5%
Private Doctors
 
Private Doctors
3%
Others
 
Others

25-30
53%
Health Facilities
 
Health Facilities
33%
New Start Centres
 
New Start Centres
7%
Mobile Testing
 
Mobile Testing
1%
Self-Testing
 
Self-Testing
3%
Private Doctors
 
Private Doctors
3%
Others
 
Others

31-34
51%
Health Facilities
 
Health Facilities
36%
New Start Centres
 
New Start Centres
10%
Mobile Testing
 
Mobile Testing
0%
Self-Testing
 
Self-Testing
1%
Private Doctors
 
Private Doctors
2%
Others
 
Others

35+
57%
Health Facilities
 
Health Facilities
24%
New Start Centres
 
New Start Centres
13%
Mobile Testing
 
Mobile Testing
0%
Self-Testing
 
Self-Testing
1%
Private Doctors
 
Private Doctors
6%
Others
 
Others
48%
Health Facilities
 
Health Facilities
36%
New Start Centres
 
New Start Centres
6%
Mobile Testing
 
Mobile Testing
2%
Self-Testing
 
Self-Testing
5%
Private Doctors
 
Private Doctors
4%
Others
 
Others
JUL 16. 2015
Other places of Testing
176 responded out of 188 polled
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JUL 16. 2015
Why are many young people not going for HIV tests?
4,727 responded out of 4,872 polled
Female
7%
Do not know where to go for test
 
Do not know where to go for test
11%
Not in a sexual relationship
 
Not in a sexual relationship
38%
Fear
 
Fear
39%
Fear of discrimination if positive
 
Fear of discrimination if positive
5%
services not youth friendly
 
services not youth friendly

Male
6%
Do not know where to go for test
 
Do not know where to go for test
8%
Not in a sexual relationship
 
Not in a sexual relationship
37%
Fear
 
Fear
41%
Fear of discrimination if positive
 
Fear of discrimination if positive
7%
services not youth friendly
 
services not youth friendly
0-14
0%
Do not know where to go for test
 
Do not know where to go for test
0%
Not in a sexual relationship
 
Not in a sexual relationship
0%
Fear
 
Fear
80%
Fear of discrimination if positive
 
Fear of discrimination if positive
20%
services not youth friendly
 
services not youth friendly

15-19
8%
Do not know where to go for test
 
Do not know where to go for test
13%
Not in a sexual relationship
 
Not in a sexual relationship
36%
Fear
 
Fear
39%
Fear of discrimination if positive
 
Fear of discrimination if positive
4%
services not youth friendly
 
services not youth friendly

20-24
6%
Do not know where to go for test
 
Do not know where to go for test
7%
Not in a sexual relationship
 
Not in a sexual relationship
39%
Fear
 
Fear
42%
Fear of discrimination if positive
 
Fear of discrimination if positive
6%
services not youth friendly
 
services not youth friendly

25-30
5%
Do not know where to go for test
 
Do not know where to go for test
6%
Not in a sexual relationship
 
Not in a sexual relationship
40%
Fear
 
Fear
41%
Fear of discrimination if positive
 
Fear of discrimination if positive
8%
services not youth friendly
 
services not youth friendly

31-34
2%
Do not know where to go for test
 
Do not know where to go for test
6%
Not in a sexual relationship
 
Not in a sexual relationship
49%
Fear
 
Fear
36%
Fear of discrimination if positive
 
Fear of discrimination if positive
7%
services not youth friendly
 
services not youth friendly

35+
5%
Do not know where to go for test
 
Do not know where to go for test
8%
Not in a sexual relationship
 
Not in a sexual relationship
27%
Fear
 
Fear
48%
Fear of discrimination if positive
 
Fear of discrimination if positive
13%
services not youth friendly
 
services not youth friendly
7%
Do not know where to go for test
 
Do not know where to go for test
9%
Not in a sexual relationship
 
Not in a sexual relationship
38%
Fear
 
Fear
40%
Fear of discrimination if positive
 
Fear of discrimination if positive
6%
services not youth friendly
 
services not youth friendly
JUL 16. 2015
Other reasons for not testing
8 responded out of 9 polled
dont
hiv
testing
think

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