CURRENT POLL IN HEALTH AND NUTRITION
Poll on World AIDS Day
6 questions polled on this topic
18% response rate
2,990 responded out of 16,402 polled
Nov 30. 2018
Have you ever been tested for HIV?
Nov 30. 2018
(For those who did HIV testing before) When was the last time you did a HIV test?
Nov 30. 2018
(For those who never did HIV testing) Why have you never had HIV testing?
Nov 30. 2018
Where would you prefer to go HIV testing?
Nov 30. 2018
What are the other places you would like to go HIV testing?
Nov 30. 2018
What are benefits of HIV testing?

POLL RESULTS

NOV 30. 2018
Have you ever been tested for HIV?
2,990 responded out of 16,402 polled
Female
44%
Yes
 
Yes
56%
No
 
No

Male
39%
Yes
 
Yes
61%
No
 
No
0-14
20%
Yes
 
Yes
80%
No
 
No

15-19
25%
Yes
 
Yes
75%
No
 
No

20-24
37%
Yes
 
Yes
63%
No
 
No

25-30
56%
Yes
 
Yes
44%
No
 
No

31-34
73%
Yes
 
Yes
27%
No
 
No

35+
67%
Yes
 
Yes
33%
No
 
No
40%
Yes
 
Yes
60%
No
 
No
NOV 30. 2018
(For those who did HIV testing before) When was the last time you did a HIV test?
1,101 responded out of 1,201 polled
Female
48%
Within the past 6 months
 
Within the past 6 months
15%
Within the past one year
 
Within the past one year
36%
Over one year ago
 
Over one year ago

Male
49%
Within the past 6 months
 
Within the past 6 months
12%
Within the past one year
 
Within the past one year
39%
Over one year ago
 
Over one year ago
0-14
50%
Within the past 6 months
 
Within the past 6 months
0%
Within the past one year
 
Within the past one year
50%
Over one year ago
 
Over one year ago

15-19
59%
Within the past 6 months
 
Within the past 6 months
15%
Within the past one year
 
Within the past one year
25%
Over one year ago
 
Over one year ago

20-24
53%
Within the past 6 months
 
Within the past 6 months
13%
Within the past one year
 
Within the past one year
34%
Over one year ago
 
Over one year ago

25-30
45%
Within the past 6 months
 
Within the past 6 months
14%
Within the past one year
 
Within the past one year
41%
Over one year ago
 
Over one year ago

31-34
55%
Within the past 6 months
 
Within the past 6 months
11%
Within the past one year
 
Within the past one year
34%
Over one year ago
 
Over one year ago

35+
37%
Within the past 6 months
 
Within the past 6 months
21%
Within the past one year
 
Within the past one year
42%
Over one year ago
 
Over one year ago
48%
Within the past 6 months
 
Within the past 6 months
15%
Within the past one year
 
Within the past one year
37%
Over one year ago
 
Over one year ago
NOV 30. 2018
(For those who never did HIV testing) Why have you never had HIV testing?
1,554 responded out of 1,791 polled
Female
47%
Not aware of the need
 
Not aware of the need
18%
Long distance to testing centers
 
Long distance to testing centers
15%
Poor attitude of health workers
 
Poor attitude of health workers
19%
Fear of stigma
 
Fear of stigma

Male
48%
Not aware of the need
 
Not aware of the need
17%
Long distance to testing centers
 
Long distance to testing centers
18%
Poor attitude of health workers
 
Poor attitude of health workers
17%
Fear of stigma
 
Fear of stigma
0-14
71%
Not aware of the need
 
Not aware of the need
14%
Long distance to testing centers
 
Long distance to testing centers
0%
Poor attitude of health workers
 
Poor attitude of health workers
14%
Fear of stigma
 
Fear of stigma

15-19
50%
Not aware of the need
 
Not aware of the need
21%
Long distance to testing centers
 
Long distance to testing centers
16%
Poor attitude of health workers
 
Poor attitude of health workers
13%
Fear of stigma
 
Fear of stigma

20-24
43%
Not aware of the need
 
Not aware of the need
22%
Long distance to testing centers
 
Long distance to testing centers
17%
Poor attitude of health workers
 
Poor attitude of health workers
18%
Fear of stigma
 
Fear of stigma

25-30
48%
Not aware of the need
 
Not aware of the need
15%
Long distance to testing centers
 
Long distance to testing centers
19%
Poor attitude of health workers
 
Poor attitude of health workers
18%
Fear of stigma
 
Fear of stigma

31-34
35%
Not aware of the need
 
Not aware of the need
5%
Long distance to testing centers
 
Long distance to testing centers
25%
Poor attitude of health workers
 
Poor attitude of health workers
35%
Fear of stigma
 
Fear of stigma

35+
37%
Not aware of the need
 
Not aware of the need
16%
Long distance to testing centers
 
Long distance to testing centers
16%
Poor attitude of health workers
 
Poor attitude of health workers
32%
Fear of stigma
 
Fear of stigma
49%
Not aware of the need
 
Not aware of the need
17%
Long distance to testing centers
 
Long distance to testing centers
16%
Poor attitude of health workers
 
Poor attitude of health workers
18%
Fear of stigma
 
Fear of stigma
NOV 30. 2018
Where would you prefer to go HIV testing?
2,300 responded out of 2,655 polled
Female
64%
A nearby health facility
 
A nearby health facility
16%
A health facility where no one knows
 
A health facility where no one knows
20%
Home
 
Home

Male
60%
A nearby health facility
 
A nearby health facility
20%
A health facility where no one knows
 
A health facility where no one knows
20%
Home
 
Home
0-14
38%
A nearby health facility
 
A nearby health facility
0%
A health facility where no one knows
 
A health facility where no one knows
62%
Home
 
Home

15-19
62%
A nearby health facility
 
A nearby health facility
19%
A health facility where no one knows
 
A health facility where no one knows
18%
Home
 
Home

20-24
60%
A nearby health facility
 
A nearby health facility
21%
A health facility where no one knows
 
A health facility where no one knows
19%
Home
 
Home

25-30
58%
A nearby health facility
 
A nearby health facility
24%
A health facility where no one knows
 
A health facility where no one knows
18%
Home
 
Home

31-34
65%
A nearby health facility
 
A nearby health facility
24%
A health facility where no one knows
 
A health facility where no one knows
11%
Home
 
Home

35+
75%
A nearby health facility
 
A nearby health facility
16%
A health facility where no one knows
 
A health facility where no one knows
9%
Home
 
Home
61%
A nearby health facility
 
A nearby health facility
17%
A health facility where no one knows
 
A health facility where no one knows
22%
Home
 
Home
NOV 30. 2018
What are the other places you would like to go HIV testing?
195 responded out of 217 polled
home
hospital
school
don
test
health
ok
clinic
want
accra
anywhere
center
church
know
need
now
screening
can
check
dont
event
hiv
interested
negative
people
place
program
sunyani
teaching
6th
abroad
access
adumanu
aicc
akim
anokye
ansaful
around
assemblies
body
breman
bu
camp
campus
cape
central
centre
certified
churches
circle
NOV 30. 2018
What are benefits of HIV testing?
2,350 responded out of 2,495 polled
Female
18%
Get info. on staying negative
 
Get info. on staying negative
8%
Build self-confidence
 
Build self-confidence
11%
Early treatment
 
Early treatment
12%
Prevent infecting others
 
Prevent infecting others
51%
All of above
 
All of above

Male
17%
Get info. on staying negative
 
Get info. on staying negative
9%
Build self-confidence
 
Build self-confidence
9%
Early treatment
 
Early treatment
11%
Prevent infecting others
 
Prevent infecting others
54%
All of above
 
All of above
0-14
14%
Get info. on staying negative
 
Get info. on staying negative
14%
Build self-confidence
 
Build self-confidence
0%
Early treatment
 
Early treatment
14%
Prevent infecting others
 
Prevent infecting others
57%
All of above
 
All of above

15-19
20%
Get info. on staying negative
 
Get info. on staying negative
11%
Build self-confidence
 
Build self-confidence
11%
Early treatment
 
Early treatment
16%
Prevent infecting others
 
Prevent infecting others
42%
All of above
 
All of above

20-24
14%
Get info. on staying negative
 
Get info. on staying negative
6%
Build self-confidence
 
Build self-confidence
9%
Early treatment
 
Early treatment
11%
Prevent infecting others
 
Prevent infecting others
60%
All of above
 
All of above

25-30
18%
Get info. on staying negative
 
Get info. on staying negative
8%
Build self-confidence
 
Build self-confidence
8%
Early treatment
 
Early treatment
9%
Prevent infecting others
 
Prevent infecting others
57%
All of above
 
All of above

31-34
18%
Get info. on staying negative
 
Get info. on staying negative
11%
Build self-confidence
 
Build self-confidence
8%
Early treatment
 
Early treatment
8%
Prevent infecting others
 
Prevent infecting others
55%
All of above
 
All of above

35+
16%
Get info. on staying negative
 
Get info. on staying negative
16%
Build self-confidence
 
Build self-confidence
2%
Early treatment
 
Early treatment
5%
Prevent infecting others
 
Prevent infecting others
61%
All of above
 
All of above
18%
Get info. on staying negative
 
Get info. on staying negative
9%
Build self-confidence
 
Build self-confidence
11%
Early treatment
 
Early treatment
11%
Prevent infecting others
 
Prevent infecting others
51%
All of above
 
All of above

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