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Table 1 Questions Exploring Perceptions And Attitudes To Adolescent Sexuality And HIV Testing

From: Knowledge and attitudes towards HIV vaccines among Soweto adolescents


n (%)

I have tested for HIV

24 (10)

I do not think I am risk of HIV infection

110 (46)

I am afraid to get tested for HIV

107 (44)

My parents should know my HIV test results

198 (84)

Children age 9 are beginning to be sexually active

133 (56)

Adults talk to children between 9–10 about HIV

111 (47)

HIV is a threat to children from age 9

102 (43)

My parents should give permission for my HIV test

135 (57)

  1. *Values may not add up to total number of participants as some fields had missing data.