WORLD AIDS DAY
World Aids Day
10 questions polled on this topic
34% response rate
50,277 responded out of 148,138 polled
Dec 1. 2018
Do you know your HIV status?
Dec 1. 2018
Why don’t you want to be tested?
Dec 1. 2018
Are you receiving treatment for HIV?
Dec 1. 2018
Why aren’t you receiving HIV treatment?
Dec 1. 2018
When do you think a person with HIV should start treatment?
Dec 1. 2018
Are you sexually active?
Dec 1. 2018
Did you use a condom during your last sexual encounter?
Dec 1. 2018
Why didn’t you use a condom?
Dec 1. 2018
Where is the best place for young people to get HIV services?
Dec 1. 2018
Would you take an HIV self-test at home if available?

POLL RESULTS

DEC 1. 2018
Do you know your HIV status?
50,277 responded out of 148,138 polled
Female
63%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
37%
B.No
 
B.No

Male
64%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
36%
B.No
 
B.No
0-14
54%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
46%
B.No
 
B.No

15-19
53%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
47%
B.No
 
B.No

20-24
64%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
36%
B.No
 
B.No

25-30
69%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
31%
B.No
 
B.No

31-34
70%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
30%
B.No
 
B.No

35+
70%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
30%
B.No
 
B.No
64%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
36%
B.No
 
B.No
DEC 1. 2018
Why don’t you want to be tested?
15,984 responded out of 17,671 polled
Female
31%
A.Fear of the result
 
A.Fear of the result
12%
B.Can’t afford it
 
B.Can’t afford it
8%
C.Feel ashamed
 
C.Feel ashamed
20%
D.Don’t have time to go to the clini
 
D.Don’t have time to go to the clini
29%
E.Have never had sex
 
E.Have never had sex

Male
31%
A.Fear of the result
 
A.Fear of the result
12%
B.Can’t afford it
 
B.Can’t afford it
7%
C.Feel ashamed
 
C.Feel ashamed
23%
D.Don’t have time to go to the clini
 
D.Don’t have time to go to the clini
27%
E.Have never had sex
 
E.Have never had sex
0-14
22%
A.Fear of the result
 
A.Fear of the result
15%
B.Can’t afford it
 
B.Can’t afford it
10%
C.Feel ashamed
 
C.Feel ashamed
19%
D.Don’t have time to go to the clini
 
D.Don’t have time to go to the clini
34%
E.Have never had sex
 
E.Have never had sex

15-19
28%
A.Fear of the result
 
A.Fear of the result
13%
B.Can’t afford it
 
B.Can’t afford it
6%
C.Feel ashamed
 
C.Feel ashamed
19%
D.Don’t have time to go to the clini
 
D.Don’t have time to go to the clini
34%
E.Have never had sex
 
E.Have never had sex

20-24
32%
A.Fear of the result
 
A.Fear of the result
12%
B.Can’t afford it
 
B.Can’t afford it
7%
C.Feel ashamed
 
C.Feel ashamed
22%
D.Don’t have time to go to the clini
 
D.Don’t have time to go to the clini
27%
E.Have never had sex
 
E.Have never had sex

25-30
33%
A.Fear of the result
 
A.Fear of the result
12%
B.Can’t afford it
 
B.Can’t afford it
8%
C.Feel ashamed
 
C.Feel ashamed
24%
D.Don’t have time to go to the clini
 
D.Don’t have time to go to the clini
23%
E.Have never had sex
 
E.Have never had sex

31-34
32%
A.Fear of the result
 
A.Fear of the result
12%
B.Can’t afford it
 
B.Can’t afford it
10%
C.Feel ashamed
 
C.Feel ashamed
23%
D.Don’t have time to go to the clini
 
D.Don’t have time to go to the clini
23%
E.Have never had sex
 
E.Have never had sex

35+
32%
A.Fear of the result
 
A.Fear of the result
14%
B.Can’t afford it
 
B.Can’t afford it
8%
C.Feel ashamed
 
C.Feel ashamed
22%
D.Don’t have time to go to the clini
 
D.Don’t have time to go to the clini
24%
E.Have never had sex
 
E.Have never had sex
31%
A.Fear of the result
 
A.Fear of the result
12%
B.Can’t afford it
 
B.Can’t afford it
7%
C.Feel ashamed
 
C.Feel ashamed
22%
D.Don’t have time to go to the clini
 
D.Don’t have time to go to the clini
28%
E.Have never had sex
 
E.Have never had sex
DEC 1. 2018
Are you receiving treatment for HIV?
45,434 responded out of 48,096 polled
Female
13%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
26%
B.No
 
B.No
62%
C.I am not HIV positive
 
C.I am not HIV positive

Male
11%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
27%
B.No
 
B.No
62%
C.I am not HIV positive
 
C.I am not HIV positive
0-14
17%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
30%
B.No
 
B.No
53%
C.I am not HIV positive
 
C.I am not HIV positive

15-19
11%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
29%
B.No
 
B.No
60%
C.I am not HIV positive
 
C.I am not HIV positive

20-24
10%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
25%
B.No
 
B.No
65%
C.I am not HIV positive
 
C.I am not HIV positive

25-30
11%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
26%
B.No
 
B.No
63%
C.I am not HIV positive
 
C.I am not HIV positive

31-34
15%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
27%
B.No
 
B.No
58%
C.I am not HIV positive
 
C.I am not HIV positive

35+
22%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
29%
B.No
 
B.No
49%
C.I am not HIV positive
 
C.I am not HIV positive
12%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
26%
B.No
 
B.No
62%
C.I am not HIV positive
 
C.I am not HIV positive
DEC 1. 2018
Why aren’t you receiving HIV treatment?
10,583 responded out of 11,976 polled
Female
16%
A.Don’t like going to the clinic
 
A.Don’t like going to the clinic
9%
B.Can’t afford it
 
B.Can’t afford it
15%
C.Don’t have time
 
C.Don’t have time
6%
D.Don’t want to be treated
 
D.Don’t want to be treated
53%
E.Other
 
E.Other

Male
16%
A.Don’t like going to the clinic
 
A.Don’t like going to the clinic
10%
B.Can’t afford it
 
B.Can’t afford it
14%
C.Don’t have time
 
C.Don’t have time
5%
D.Don’t want to be treated
 
D.Don’t want to be treated
54%
E.Other
 
E.Other
0-14
12%
A.Don’t like going to the clinic
 
A.Don’t like going to the clinic
21%
B.Can’t afford it
 
B.Can’t afford it
21%
C.Don’t have time
 
C.Don’t have time
5%
D.Don’t want to be treated
 
D.Don’t want to be treated
41%
E.Other
 
E.Other

15-19
16%
A.Don’t like going to the clinic
 
A.Don’t like going to the clinic
12%
B.Can’t afford it
 
B.Can’t afford it
17%
C.Don’t have time
 
C.Don’t have time
6%
D.Don’t want to be treated
 
D.Don’t want to be treated
49%
E.Other
 
E.Other

20-24
16%
A.Don’t like going to the clinic
 
A.Don’t like going to the clinic
10%
B.Can’t afford it
 
B.Can’t afford it
14%
C.Don’t have time
 
C.Don’t have time
6%
D.Don’t want to be treated
 
D.Don’t want to be treated
54%
E.Other
 
E.Other

25-30
15%
A.Don’t like going to the clinic
 
A.Don’t like going to the clinic
9%
B.Can’t afford it
 
B.Can’t afford it
14%
C.Don’t have time
 
C.Don’t have time
6%
D.Don’t want to be treated
 
D.Don’t want to be treated
56%
E.Other
 
E.Other

31-34
15%
A.Don’t like going to the clinic
 
A.Don’t like going to the clinic
10%
B.Can’t afford it
 
B.Can’t afford it
13%
C.Don’t have time
 
C.Don’t have time
4%
D.Don’t want to be treated
 
D.Don’t want to be treated
58%
E.Other
 
E.Other

35+
19%
A.Don’t like going to the clinic
 
A.Don’t like going to the clinic
12%
B.Can’t afford it
 
B.Can’t afford it
13%
C.Don’t have time
 
C.Don’t have time
5%
D.Don’t want to be treated
 
D.Don’t want to be treated
52%
E.Other
 
E.Other
16%
A.Don’t like going to the clinic
 
A.Don’t like going to the clinic
10%
B.Can’t afford it
 
B.Can’t afford it
15%
C.Don’t have time
 
C.Don’t have time
5%
D.Don’t want to be treated
 
D.Don’t want to be treated
54%
E.Other
 
E.Other
DEC 1. 2018
When do you think a person with HIV should start treatment?
42,095 responded out of 44,454 polled
Female
85%
A.When they are diagnosed
 
A.When they are diagnosed
4%
B.When they feel sick
 
B.When they feel sick
4%
C.When they want to start a family
 
C.When they want to start a family
7%
D.Don't know
 
D.Don't know

Male
84%
A.When they are diagnosed
 
A.When they are diagnosed
4%
B.When they feel sick
 
B.When they feel sick
4%
C.When they want to start a family
 
C.When they want to start a family
8%
D.Don't know
 
D.Don't know
0-14
83%
A.When they are diagnosed
 
A.When they are diagnosed
4%
B.When they feel sick
 
B.When they feel sick
3%
C.When they want to start a family
 
C.When they want to start a family
9%
D.Don't know
 
D.Don't know

15-19
81%
A.When they are diagnosed
 
A.When they are diagnosed
5%
B.When they feel sick
 
B.When they feel sick
5%
C.When they want to start a family
 
C.When they want to start a family
10%
D.Don't know
 
D.Don't know

20-24
84%
A.When they are diagnosed
 
A.When they are diagnosed
4%
B.When they feel sick
 
B.When they feel sick
4%
C.When they want to start a family
 
C.When they want to start a family
8%
D.Don't know
 
D.Don't know

25-30
85%
A.When they are diagnosed
 
A.When they are diagnosed
4%
B.When they feel sick
 
B.When they feel sick
3%
C.When they want to start a family
 
C.When they want to start a family
8%
D.Don't know
 
D.Don't know

31-34
86%
A.When they are diagnosed
 
A.When they are diagnosed
3%
B.When they feel sick
 
B.When they feel sick
3%
C.When they want to start a family
 
C.When they want to start a family
8%
D.Don't know
 
D.Don't know

35+
87%
A.When they are diagnosed
 
A.When they are diagnosed
4%
B.When they feel sick
 
B.When they feel sick
3%
C.When they want to start a family
 
C.When they want to start a family
5%
D.Don't know
 
D.Don't know
84%
A.When they are diagnosed
 
A.When they are diagnosed
4%
B.When they feel sick
 
B.When they feel sick
4%
C.When they want to start a family
 
C.When they want to start a family
8%
D.Don't know
 
D.Don't know
DEC 1. 2018
Are you sexually active?
40,766 responded out of 42,095 polled
Female
64%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
36%
B.No
 
B.No

Male
71%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
29%
B.No
 
B.No
0-14
51%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
49%
B.No
 
B.No

15-19
58%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
42%
B.No
 
B.No

20-24
68%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
32%
B.No
 
B.No

25-30
76%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
24%
B.No
 
B.No

31-34
76%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
24%
B.No
 
B.No

35+
71%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
29%
B.No
 
B.No
69%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
31%
B.No
 
B.No
DEC 1. 2018
Did you use a condom during your last sexual encounter?
27,255 responded out of 27,997 polled
Female
60%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
40%
B.No
 
B.No

Male
64%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
36%
B.No
 
B.No
0-14
56%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
44%
B.No
 
B.No

15-19
68%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
32%
B.No
 
B.No

20-24
67%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
33%
B.No
 
B.No

25-30
58%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
42%
B.No
 
B.No

31-34
54%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
46%
B.No
 
B.No

35+
56%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
44%
B.No
 
B.No
63%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
37%
B.No
 
B.No
DEC 1. 2018
Why didn’t you use a condom?
9,570 responded out of 10,040 polled
Female
9%
A.Couldn’t afford one
 
A.Couldn’t afford one
48%
B.Didn’t want to use one
 
B.Didn’t want to use one
32%
C. My partner refused
 
C. My partner refused
3%
D.Didn’t know where to get one
 
D.Didn’t know where to get one
8%
E.None left at the clinic
 
E.None left at the clinic

Male
11%
A.Couldn’t afford one
 
A.Couldn’t afford one
52%
B.Didn’t want to use one
 
B.Didn’t want to use one
23%
C. My partner refused
 
C. My partner refused
4%
D.Didn’t know where to get one
 
D.Didn’t know where to get one
10%
E.None left at the clinic
 
E.None left at the clinic
0-14
12%
A.Couldn’t afford one
 
A.Couldn’t afford one
30%
B.Didn’t want to use one
 
B.Didn’t want to use one
35%
C. My partner refused
 
C. My partner refused
10%
D.Didn’t know where to get one
 
D.Didn’t know where to get one
12%
E.None left at the clinic
 
E.None left at the clinic

15-19
14%
A.Couldn’t afford one
 
A.Couldn’t afford one
37%
B.Didn’t want to use one
 
B.Didn’t want to use one
34%
C. My partner refused
 
C. My partner refused
5%
D.Didn’t know where to get one
 
D.Didn’t know where to get one
9%
E.None left at the clinic
 
E.None left at the clinic

20-24
11%
A.Couldn’t afford one
 
A.Couldn’t afford one
47%
B.Didn’t want to use one
 
B.Didn’t want to use one
28%
C. My partner refused
 
C. My partner refused
4%
D.Didn’t know where to get one
 
D.Didn’t know where to get one
9%
E.None left at the clinic
 
E.None left at the clinic

25-30
10%
A.Couldn’t afford one
 
A.Couldn’t afford one
55%
B.Didn’t want to use one
 
B.Didn’t want to use one
23%
C. My partner refused
 
C. My partner refused
3%
D.Didn’t know where to get one
 
D.Didn’t know where to get one
9%
E.None left at the clinic
 
E.None left at the clinic

31-34
11%
A.Couldn’t afford one
 
A.Couldn’t afford one
58%
B.Didn’t want to use one
 
B.Didn’t want to use one
21%
C. My partner refused
 
C. My partner refused
2%
D.Didn’t know where to get one
 
D.Didn’t know where to get one
8%
E.None left at the clinic
 
E.None left at the clinic

35+
10%
A.Couldn’t afford one
 
A.Couldn’t afford one
62%
B.Didn’t want to use one
 
B.Didn’t want to use one
19%
C. My partner refused
 
C. My partner refused
2%
D.Didn’t know where to get one
 
D.Didn’t know where to get one
7%
E.None left at the clinic
 
E.None left at the clinic
11%
A.Couldn’t afford one
 
A.Couldn’t afford one
50%
B.Didn’t want to use one
 
B.Didn’t want to use one
26%
C. My partner refused
 
C. My partner refused
4%
D.Didn’t know where to get one
 
D.Didn’t know where to get one
9%
E.None left at the clinic
 
E.None left at the clinic
DEC 1. 2018
Where is the best place for young people to get HIV services?
38,202 responded out of 39,554 polled
Female
51%
A.Health facility
 
A.Health facility
45%
B.Youth Centre
 
B.Youth Centre
4%
C.Mobile clinic in schools
 
C.Mobile clinic in schools
1%
D.Mobile clinic in markets
 
D.Mobile clinic in markets

Male
47%
A.Health facility
 
A.Health facility
47%
B.Youth Centre
 
B.Youth Centre
5%
C.Mobile clinic in schools
 
C.Mobile clinic in schools
1%
D.Mobile clinic in markets
 
D.Mobile clinic in markets
0-14
52%
A.Health facility
 
A.Health facility
42%
B.Youth Centre
 
B.Youth Centre
4%
C.Mobile clinic in schools
 
C.Mobile clinic in schools
2%
D.Mobile clinic in markets
 
D.Mobile clinic in markets

15-19
50%
A.Health facility
 
A.Health facility
44%
B.Youth Centre
 
B.Youth Centre
4%
C.Mobile clinic in schools
 
C.Mobile clinic in schools
1%
D.Mobile clinic in markets
 
D.Mobile clinic in markets

20-24
47%
A.Health facility
 
A.Health facility
48%
B.Youth Centre
 
B.Youth Centre
4%
C.Mobile clinic in schools
 
C.Mobile clinic in schools
1%
D.Mobile clinic in markets
 
D.Mobile clinic in markets

25-30
48%
A.Health facility
 
A.Health facility
47%
B.Youth Centre
 
B.Youth Centre
4%
C.Mobile clinic in schools
 
C.Mobile clinic in schools
1%
D.Mobile clinic in markets
 
D.Mobile clinic in markets

31-34
51%
A.Health facility
 
A.Health facility
44%
B.Youth Centre
 
B.Youth Centre
4%
C.Mobile clinic in schools
 
C.Mobile clinic in schools
1%
D.Mobile clinic in markets
 
D.Mobile clinic in markets

35+
54%
A.Health facility
 
A.Health facility
40%
B.Youth Centre
 
B.Youth Centre
5%
C.Mobile clinic in schools
 
C.Mobile clinic in schools
1%
D.Mobile clinic in markets
 
D.Mobile clinic in markets
49%
A.Health facility
 
A.Health facility
46%
B.Youth Centre
 
B.Youth Centre
4%
C.Mobile clinic in schools
 
C.Mobile clinic in schools
1%
D.Mobile clinic in markets
 
D.Mobile clinic in markets
DEC 1. 2018
Would you take an HIV self-test at home if available?
37,409 responded out of 38,202 polled
Female
78%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
16%
B.No
 
B.No
6%
C. Maybe
 
C. Maybe

Male
75%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
19%
B.No
 
B.No
6%
C. Maybe
 
C. Maybe
0-14
65%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
25%
B.No
 
B.No
11%
C. Maybe
 
C. Maybe

15-19
70%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
21%
B.No
 
B.No
8%
C. Maybe
 
C. Maybe

20-24
77%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
18%
B.No
 
B.No
6%
C. Maybe
 
C. Maybe

25-30
78%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
17%
B.No
 
B.No
5%
C. Maybe
 
C. Maybe

31-34
79%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
17%
B.No
 
B.No
4%
C. Maybe
 
C. Maybe

35+
78%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
18%
B.No
 
B.No
4%
C. Maybe
 
C. Maybe
76%
A.Yes
 
A.Yes
18%
B.No
 
B.No
6%
C. Maybe
 
C. Maybe

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