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Table 2 Knowledge of the study population toward HIV

From: Knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors regarding HIV among first time attenders of voluntary counseling and testing services in Italy

  Correct response
  N %
Modes of transmission   
Heterosexual intercourse without a condom (True) 225 92.2
Needle sharing (True) 220 90.2
Homosexual intercourse without a condom (True) 198 81.1
Tattoos and piercing with contaminated needles (True) 161 66
Vaginal delivery (True) 89 36.5
Breastfeeding (True) 52 21.3
Preventive measures   
Use of condom during acts of intercourse (True) 234 95.9
Avoiding sharing needle (True) 226 92.6
Avoiding sharing fork or glasses (False) 192 78.7
Bottle feeding (False) 173 70.6
Avoiding sharing sharp personal objects (True) 158 64.7