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Table 3 Basic HIV/AIDS Transmission Knowledge (N = 86)

From: An exploratory survey of money boys and HIV transmission risk in Jilin Province, PR China

Transmission Knowledge Query Response Percentage
1. Can you identify an HIV-positive Person by his/her appearance   
   Yes 11 12.79
   No 63 73.26
   Don'tKnow 12 13.95
2. Can HIV be transmitted through a mosquito bite?   
   Yes 16 18.60
   No 59 68.61
   Don't Know 11 12.79
3. Can you contract the virus by eating with an HIV-positive person?   
   Yes 5 5.81
   No 77 89.53
   Don't Know 4 4.65
4. Can the virus be contracted through a blood transfusion?   
   Yes 84 97.67
   No 0 00.00
   Don't Know 2 2.33
5. Can the virus be contracted through sharing injecting equipment?   
   Yes 78 90.70
   No 3 3.49
   Don't Know 5 5.81
6. Can an HIV-positive pregnant female transmit the virus to her fetus?   
   Yes 81 94.18
   No 3 3.49
   Don't Know 2 2.33
7. Does the correct use of a condom reduce the probability of HIV transmission?   
   Yes 79 91.86
   No 3 3.49
   Don't Know 4 4.65
8. Can having one exclusive sexual partner reduce the probability of HIV transmission?   
   Yes 71 82.56
   No 8 9.30
   Don't Know 7 8.14