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Table 3 Level of knowledge of HIV among young Ethiopians, EDHS 2016

From: HIV knowledge and associated factors among young Ethiopians: application of multilevel order logistic regression using the 2016 EDHS

  Total Level of HIV Knowledge
Low Moderate Comprehensive
N % N % N % N %
Knowledge of HIV    2086 20.9 4863 48.8 3023 30.3
Measurements of HIV knowledge by domain Can people reduce their chance of getting HIV by using a condom every time they have sex? No 1912 21.0 840 44.0 1072 56.0 0 0.0
Yes 7167 79.0 601 8.4 3572 49.0 3024 42.0
Can people reduce their chance of getting HIV by having just one uninfected sex partner who has no other sex partners? No 1625 20.7 753 46.3 872 54.0 0 0.0
Yes 7819 79.3 917 1.7 3879 49.6 3023 38.6
Is it possible for a healthy-looking person to have HIV? No 2400 25.3 1005 41.0 1395 58.1 0 0.0
Yes 7074 74.7 726 10.2 3325 47.0 3023 43.0
Can people get HIV because of witchcraft or other supernatural means? No 8532 89.5 1164 14.0 4345 51.0 3023 35.0
Yes 1001 10.5 627 62.0 374 37.0 0 0.0
Can people get HIV from mosquito bites? No 6363 70.7 558 9.0 2782 44.0 3023 48.0
Yes 2640 29.3 974 37.0 1666 63.0 0 0.0
Can people get HIV by sharing food with a person who
has HIV?
No 8561 80.0 1071 13.0 4467 52.0 3023 35.0
Yes 2131 20.0 838 69.0 375 31.0 0 0