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Table 8 Knowledge, attitude and practice of Debre-berhan high school students towards VCT, 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

Variables M (%) F (%) Total (%)
Heard of VCT
  Yes 161 (47.5) 178 (52.5) 339 (100)
  No ------- ------- -------
Feel that VCT necessary
  Yes 155 (45.7) 172 (50.7) 327 (96.4)
  No 6 (1.8) 6 (1.8) 12 (3.6)
Willingness to use VCT service
  Yes 139 (41) 151 (44.5) 290 (85.5)
  No 22 (6.5) 27 (7.8) 49 (14.5)
Used VCT service
  Yes 61 (18) 69 (20.4) 130 (38.4)
  No 100 (29.4) 109 (32.2) 209 (61.6)
Availability of VCT service in the vicinity
  Yes 131 (38.6) 152 (44.8) 283 (83.5)
  No 30 (8.8) 26 (7.7) 56 (16.5)
  1. NB: Percents will not add up to 100, as eight students failed to answer above variables.