Table 2

Knowledge, source of information about VCT service utilization and other characteristic of students within the last 12 months, Debre Markos University, March 2011
Variables Frequency Percentage (%)
Perceived confidentiality of VCT
Yes 579 81.4
No 132 18.6
Source of information
Mass-media 668 73.3
Health workers 510 71.7
Knowledge about availability of ART in the VCT site
Yes 607 85.4
No 104 14.6
Perceived stigma after Positive result
Yes 251 35.3
No 460 64.7
Ever had Sex
Yes 209 29.4
No 502 70.6
Preferable ways of getting HIV test result
Face to face 561 78.9
Secret letter 118 16.6
others 32 4.5
VCT utilization
Yes 416 58.5
No 295 41.5
HIV Risk perception
Yes 473 66.5
No 238 33.5
Age at first sex
10-14 3 1.4
15-19 104 50
20-24 89 42.8
25-30 12 5.8
Knowledge about HIV/AIDS
Knowledgeable 682 96
Not knowledgeable 29 4
Willingness to VCT
Yes 626 88
No 85 12
Perceived Importance of VCT
Yes 691 97.2
No 20 2.8

Tsegay et al.

Tsegay et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:243   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-243

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