Table 4

Improved knowledge about HIV/AIDS transmission from baseline to 7 weeks post-intervention among 1073 participants in three rural Nigerian communities

Based on what you have heard about AIDS, do you think that a person can get AIDS or the AIDS virus from each of the following?


A. Working near someone with the AIDS virus - p < .0001 a



Control

Intervention



Baseline

Post-Intervention

Total

Baseline

Post-Intervention

Total



Correct

Incorrect

Correct

Incorrect



Correct

291

71

362

Correct

333

9

342



Incorrect

78

34

112

Incorrect

155

14

169



Total

369

105

474

Total

488

23

511



p = .57b

p < .0001


B. Eating food cooked by someone who has the AIDS virus. - p < .0001



Control

Intervention



Baseline

Post-Intervention

Total

Baseline

Post-Intervention

Total



Correct

Incorrect

Correct

Incorrect



Correct

286

73

359

Correct

352

3

355



Incorrect

71

48

119

Incorrect

145

10

155



Total

357

121

478

Total

497

13

510



p = .87

p < .0001


C. Sharing plates, forks, or glasses with someone who has the AIDS virus. - p < .0001



Control

Intervention



Baseline

Post-Intervention

Total

Baseline

Post-Intervention

Total



Correct

Incorrect

Correct

Incorrect



Correct

251

72

323

Correct

332

6

338



Incorrect

79

62

141

Incorrect

167

14

181



Total

330

134

464

Total

499

20

519



p = .57

p < .0001


D. Receiving injectable drugs with syringes or needles used by someone who has the AIDS virus. - p = .10



Control

Intervention



Baseline

Post-Intervention

Total

Baseline

Post-Intervention

Total



Correct

Incorrect

Correct

Incorrect



Correct

312

43

355

Correct

428

23

451



Incorrect

61

45

106

Incorrect

55

7

62



Total

373

88

461

Total

483

30

513



p = .08

p = .0003


E. An infant from his/her mother who has the AIDS virus. - p = .36



Control

Intervention



Baseline

Post-Intervention

Total

Baseline

Post-Intervention

Total



Correct

Incorrect

Correct

Incorrect



Correct

209

55

264

Correct

310

67

377



Incorrect

110

72

182

Incorrect

109

19

128



Total

319

127

446

Total

419

86

505



p < .0001

p = .0015


F. Being coughed or sneezed on by someone who has the AIDS virus. - p < .0001



Control

Intervention



Baseline

Post-Intervention

Total

Baseline

Post-Intervention

Total



Correct

Incorrect

Correct

Incorrect



Correct

144

107

251

Correct

227

8

235



Incorrect

92

92

184

Incorrect

233

39

272



Total

236

199

435

Total

460

47

507



p = .29

p < .0001


H. A baby breast-fed by his/her mother who has the AIDS virus. - p < .0001



Control

Intervention



Baseline

Post-Intervention

Total

Baseline

Post-Intervention

Total



Correct

Incorrect

Correct

Incorrect



Correct

184

74

258

Correct

277

43

320



Incorrect

86

104

190

Incorrect

153

35

188



Total

270

178

448

Total

430

78

508



p = .34

p < .0001


I. Attending school with a child who has the AIDS virus. - p < .0001



Control

Intervention



Baseline

Post-Intervention

Total

Baseline

Post-Intervention

Total



Correct

Incorrect

Correct

Incorrect



Correct

264

68

332

Correct

337

8

345



Incorrect

80

34

114

Incorrect

133

17

150



Total

344

102

446

Total

470

25

495



p = .32

p < .0001


J. Bites by mosquitoes or other insects who have bitten a person who has the AIDS virus. - p < .0001



Control

Intervention



Baseline

Post-Intervention

Total

Baseline

Post-Intervention

Total



Correct

Incorrect

Correct

Incorrect



Correct

86

76

162

Correct

99

18

117



Incorrect

106

184

290

Incorrect

280

111

391



Total

192

260

452

Total

379

129

508



p = .03

p < .0001


K. Sharing a bed with someone who has the AIDS virus. - p < .0001



Control

Intervention



Baseline

Post-Intervention

Total

Baseline

Post-Intervention

Total



Correct

Incorrect

Correct

Incorrect

Correct

176

97

273

Correct

265

32

297



Incorrect

71

81

152

Incorrect

166

31

197



Total

247

178

425

Total

431

63

494



p = .04

p < .0001


a. χ2 test of independence, comparing changes in responses between intervention groups

b. McNemar's Test for paired responses

Ofotokun et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2010 10:2   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-10-2

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