Table 3

Demographics and HIV knowledge levels amongst VAC members, prior to the HIV training sessions

Village Name

Roadside Isangijo

Rural Welamasonga

Roadside Igekemaja

Trade Centre Kisesa

Total


n/N

%

n/N

%

n/N

%

n/N

%

n/N

%


Demographic


Sex


Male

5/6

83.3

6/12

50.0

5/8

62.4

3/5

60.0

19/31

61.3


Female

1/6

16.7

6/12

50.0

3/8

37.5

2/5

40.0

12/31

38.7


Age


Under 40

1/6

16.7

10/12

83.3

4/8

50.0

4/5

80.0

19/31

61.3


40+

5/6

83.3

2/12

16.7

4/8

50.0

1/5

20.0

12/31

38.7


Lived in village (years)


1-12

0/6

0

2/12

16.7

1/7

14.3

3/4

75.0

6/29

20.7


13-30

2/6

33.3

7/12

58.3

5/7

71.4

1/4

25.0

15/29

51.7


31+

4/6

66.7

3/12

25.0

1/7

14.3

0/4

0

8/29

27.6


Duration VAC (years)


1-6

6/6

100

3/12

25.0

5/8

62.5

4/5

80.0

18/31

58.1


7-16

0/6

0

9/12

75.0

3/8

37.5

1/5

20.0

13/31

41.9


Religion


Roman Catholic

-

-

10/12

83.3

3/8

37.5

4/5

80.0

17/25

68.0


African Inland Church

-

-

1/12

8.3

4/8

50.0

0

0

5/25

20.0


Baptist

-

-

0/12

0

1/8

12.5

1/5

20.0

2/25

8.0


Other

-

-

1/12

8.3

0/8

0

0

0

1/25

4.0


Previous HIV education


No

4/6

66.7

0/12

0

2/8

25

0/5

0

6/31

19.4


Yes

2/6

33.3

12/12

100

6/8

75

5/5

100

25/31

80.6


Previous HIV training


No

3/6

50

3/12

25

1/8

12.5

2/5

40

9/31

29.0


Yes

3/6

50

9/12

75

7/8

87.5

3/5

60

22/31

71.0


Ever had VCT


No

2/6

33.3

2/12

16.7

2/8

25

4/5

80.0

10/31

32.3


Yes

4/6

66.7

10/12

83.3

6/8

75

1/5

20.0

21/31

67.7


HIV Knowledge levels


Poor

3/6

50.0

7/12

58.3

5/7

71.4

2/5

16.7

17/30

56.7


Good

3/6

50.0

5/12

41.6

2/7

28.6

3/5

60.0

13/30

43.3


*The question on religion was added to the baseline survey after piloting in the roadside village of Isangijo

Epsley et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2011 11:14   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-11-14

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