HEALTH AND NUTRITION
Poll on World AIDS Day
6 questions polled on this topic
23% response rate
4,366 responded out of 19,038 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?
4,366 responded out of 19,038 polled
Female
44%
Yes
 
Yes
56%
No
 
No

Male
36%
Yes
 
Yes
64%
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
36%
Yes
 
Yes
64%
No
 
No
NOV 30. 2018
(For those who did HIV testing before) When was the last time you did a HIV test?
1,418 responded out of 1,567 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
48%
Within the past 6 months
 
Within the past 6 months
13%
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?
2,419 responded out of 2,803 polled
Female
47%
Not aware of the need
 
Not aware of the need
18%
Long distance to testing centers
 
Long distance to testing centers
14%
Poor attitude of health workers
 
Poor attitude of health workers
21%
Fear of stigma
 
Fear of stigma

Male
50%
Not aware of the need
 
Not aware of the need
15%
Long distance to testing centers
 
Long distance to testing centers
17%
Poor attitude of health workers
 
Poor attitude of health workers
19%
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
51%
Not aware of the need
 
Not aware of the need
15%
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
NOV 30. 2018
Where would you prefer to go HIV testing?
3,265 responded out of 3,838 polled
Female
62%
A nearby health facility
 
A nearby health facility
15%
A health facility where no one knows
 
A health facility where no one knows
22%
Home
 
Home

Male
57%
A nearby health facility
 
A nearby health facility
18%
A health facility where no one knows
 
A health facility where no one knows
25%
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
58%
A nearby health facility
 
A nearby health facility
15%
A health facility where no one knows
 
A health facility where no one knows
27%
Home
 
Home
NOV 30. 2018
What are the other places you would like to go HIV testing?
313 responded out of 352 polled
hospital
home
school
health
ok
don
test
clinic
anywhere
center
church
accra
want
yes
know
need
now
abroad
can
facility
kk
people
screening
sunyani
area
around
check
dont
event
far
hiv
interested
knows
like
necessary
negative
okay
park
place
program
region
teaching
1st
37
6th
abaasa
ablekuma
aboabo
access
adumanu
NOV 30. 2018
What are benefits of HIV testing?
3,335 responded out of 3,579 polled
Female
19%
Get info. on staying negative
 
Get info. on staying negative
8%
Build self-confidence
 
Build self-confidence
11%
Early treatment
 
Early treatment
11%
Prevent infecting others
 
Prevent infecting others
50%
All of above
 
All of above

Male
20%
Get info. on staying negative
 
Get info. on staying negative
8%
Build self-confidence
 
Build self-confidence
9%
Early treatment
 
Early treatment
12%
Prevent infecting others
 
Prevent infecting others
52%
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
20%
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
49%
All of above
 
All of above

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