HEALTH
HIV Testing and Counselling issues affecting young people
5 questions polled on this topic
40% response rate
2,924 responded out of 7,264 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?
2,924 responded out of 7,264 polled
Female
9%
> 16
 
> 16
16%
16 Years
 
16 Years
9%
15 Years
 
15 Years
3%
14 Years
 
14 Years
3%
13 Years
 
13 Years
3%
12 Years
 
12 Years
1%
11 Years
 
11 Years
57%
10 Years
 
10 Years

Male
9%
> 16
 
> 16
16%
16 Years
 
16 Years
8%
15 Years
 
15 Years
4%
14 Years
 
14 Years
2%
13 Years
 
13 Years
3%
12 Years
 
12 Years
1%
11 Years
 
11 Years
58%
10 Years
 
10 Years
0-14
25%
14 years
 
14 years
0%
13 years
 
13 years
0%
12 years
 
12 years
0%
11 years
 
11 years
25%
10 years
 
10 years
25%
> 16
 
> 16
25%
15 years
 
15 years
0%
16 years
 
16 years

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

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

25-30
5%
14 years
 
14 years
3%
13 years
 
13 years
6%
12 years
 
12 years
1%
11 years
 
11 years
59%
10 years
 
10 years
5%
> 16
 
> 16
4%
15 years
 
15 years
16%
16 years
 
16 years

31-34
1%
14 years
 
14 years
2%
13 years
 
13 years
4%
12 years
 
12 years
1%
11 years
 
11 years
69%
10 years
 
10 years
5%
> 16
 
> 16
6%
15 years
 
15 years
11%
16 years
 
16 years

35+
6%
14 years
 
14 years
2%
13 years
 
13 years
2%
12 years
 
12 years
3%
11 years
 
11 years
66%
10 years
 
10 years
4%
> 16
 
> 16
5%
15 years
 
15 years
12%
16 years
 
16 years
7%
> 16
 
> 16
13%
16 Years
 
16 Years
7%
15 Years
 
15 Years
3%
14 Years
 
14 Years
2%
13 Years
 
13 Years
2%
12 Years
 
12 Years
1%
11 Years
 
11 Years
45%
10 Years
 
10 Years
JUL 16. 2015
In your community, where do young people go for HIV testing?
2,487 responded out of 2,933 polled
Female
4%
Others
 
Others
6%
Private Doctors
 
Private Doctors
2%
Self-Testing
 
Self-Testing
4%
Mobile Testing
 
Mobile Testing
39%
New Start Centres
 
New Start Centres
45%
Health Facilities
 
Health Facilities

Male
4%
Others
 
Others
4%
Private Doctors
 
Private Doctors
2%
Self-Testing
 
Self-Testing
7%
Mobile Testing
 
Mobile Testing
34%
New Start Centres
 
New Start Centres
49%
Health Facilities
 
Health Facilities
0-14
0%
private doctors
 
private doctors
50%
health facilities
 
health facilities
50%
new start centres
 
new start centres
0%
mobile testing
 
mobile testing
0%
self-testing
 
self-testing
0%
others
 
others

15-19
7%
private doctors
 
private doctors
44%
health facilities
 
health facilities
38%
new start centres
 
new start centres
4%
mobile testing
 
mobile testing
2%
self-testing
 
self-testing
5%
others
 
others

20-24
5%
private doctors
 
private doctors
48%
health facilities
 
health facilities
36%
new start centres
 
new start centres
8%
mobile testing
 
mobile testing
2%
self-testing
 
self-testing
3%
others
 
others

25-30
3%
private doctors
 
private doctors
53%
health facilities
 
health facilities
33%
new start centres
 
new start centres
7%
mobile testing
 
mobile testing
1%
self-testing
 
self-testing
3%
others
 
others

31-34
1%
private doctors
 
private doctors
51%
health facilities
 
health facilities
36%
new start centres
 
new start centres
11%
mobile testing
 
mobile testing
0%
self-testing
 
self-testing
1%
others
 
others

35+
1%
private doctors
 
private doctors
56%
health facilities
 
health facilities
26%
new start centres
 
new start centres
12%
mobile testing
 
mobile testing
0%
self-testing
 
self-testing
6%
others
 
others
4%
Others
 
Others
5%
Private Doctors
 
Private Doctors
2%
Self-Testing
 
Self-Testing
6%
Mobile Testing
 
Mobile Testing
36%
New Start Centres
 
New Start Centres
48%
Health Facilities
 
Health Facilities
JUL 16. 2015
Other places of Testing
88 responded out of 100 polled
know
clinic
clinics
doctors
don
private
16
dont
go
facilities
hiv
test
16yrs
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centres
health
new
others
prophets
schools
start
status
yrs
15
age
anyone
avoid
bcoz
blood
center
chose
closeby
comfortable
communal
community
day
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education
faculties
feel
giving
handina
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healers
healthy
hospitals
like
local
mainly
JUL 16. 2015
Why are many young people not going for HIV tests?
2,356 responded out of 2,479 polled
Female
5%
services not youth friendly
 
services not youth friendly
39%
Fear of discrimination if positive
 
Fear of discrimination if positive
39%
Fear
 
Fear
11%
Not in a sexual relationship
 
Not in a sexual relationship
7%
Do not know where to go for test
 
Do not know where to go for test

Male
7%
services not youth friendly
 
services not youth friendly
42%
Fear of discrimination if positive
 
Fear of discrimination if positive
37%
Fear
 
Fear
8%
Not in a sexual relationship
 
Not in a sexual relationship
6%
Do not know where to go for test
 
Do not know where to go for test
0-14
100%
fear of discrimination if positive
 
fear of discrimination if positive
0%
fear
 
fear
0%
services not youth friendly
 
services not youth friendly
0%
not in a sexual relationship
 
not in a sexual relationship
0%
do not know where to go for test
 
do not know where to go for test

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

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

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

31-34
35%
fear of discrimination if positive
 
fear of discrimination if positive
50%
fear
 
fear
7%
services not youth friendly
 
services not youth friendly
6%
not in a sexual relationship
 
not in a sexual relationship
1%
do not know where to go for test
 
do not know where to go for test

35+
48%
fear of discrimination if positive
 
fear of discrimination if positive
25%
fear
 
fear
13%
services not youth friendly
 
services not youth friendly
8%
not in a sexual relationship
 
not in a sexual relationship
6%
do not know where to go for test
 
do not know where to go for test
6%
services not youth friendly
 
services not youth friendly
40%
Fear of discrimination if positive
 
Fear of discrimination if positive
38%
Fear
 
Fear
9%
Not in a sexual relationship
 
Not in a sexual relationship
7%
Do not know where to go for test
 
Do not know where to go for test
JUL 16. 2015
Other reasons for not testing
4 responded out of 5 polled
dont
hiv
testing
think

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