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Table 2 Knowledge of students on modes of HIV transmission and best prevention method in Debre-berhan Town, January 2010

From: Perception of High School Students on risk for acquiring HIV and utilization of Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT) service for HIV in Debre-berhan Town, Ethiopia: a quantitative cross-sectional study

Variable M (%) F (%) Total (%)
Variable    
  Yes 142 (41.9) 132 (38.9) 274 (80.8)
  No 19 (5.6) 46 (13.6) 65 (19.2)
Mother-to-fetus    
  Yes 125 (36.9) 92 (27.1) 217 (64)
  No 36 (10.6) 86 (25.4) 122 (36)
Insect bite transmit HIV    
  Yes 50 (14.7) 87 (25.7) 137 (40.4)
  No 111 (32.7) 91 (26.8) 202 (59.6)
Kissing transmit HIV    
  Yes 34 (10) 68 (20.1) 102 (30.1)
  No 127 (37.5) 110 (32.4) 237 (69.9)
Abstinence protects from HIV    
  Yes 121 (35.7) 112 (33) 233 (68.7)
  No 40 (11.8) 66 (19.5) 106 (31.3)
Faithfulness protects from HIV    
  Yes 51 (15.1) 77 (22.7) 128 (37.8)
  No 110 (32.4) 101 (29.8) 211 (62.2)
Condom use protects from HIV    
  Yes 147 (43.4) 148 (43.7) 295 (87)
  No 14 (4.1) 30 (8.9) 44 (13)
  1. NB: Percents will not add up to 100, as multiple responses are possible.