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Table 4 Level of knowledge on the seven sexually transmitted infections

From: Sexual behavior and knowledge of human immunodeficiency virus/aids and sexually transmitted infections among women inmates of Briman Prison, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Knowledge variables Frequency Percent
Symptoms of herpes simplex virus Correct 13 6.4
Incorrect 191 93.6
Total 204 100.0
Symptoms of human papilloma virus Correct 4 2.0
Incorrect 200 98.0
Total 204 100.0
Do you think condoms provide 100% protection against sexually transmitted infections? Correct 72 35.3
Incorrect 132 64.7
Total 204 100.0
Do you think the following infections are transmitted by sexual contact?
Herpes simplex virus Correct 24 11.8
Incorrect 180 88.2
Total 204 100.0
Human papilloma virus Correct 18 8.8
Incorrect 186 91.2
Total 204 100.0
Syphilis Correct 26 12.7
Incorrect 178 87.3
Total 204 100.0
Gonorrhea Correct 19 9.3
Incorrect 185 90.7
Total 204 100.0
Chlamydia Correct 15 7.4
Incorrect 189 92.6
Total 204 100.0
Human immunodeficiency virus Correct 91 44.6
Incorrect 113 55.4
Total 204 100.0
Hepatitis B virus Correct 21 10.3
Incorrect 183 89.7
Total 204 100.0
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