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Table 3 Questions included in the computation of the HIV-related knowledge scores in the current study

From: HIV-related knowledge in Nigeria: a 2003-2013 trend analysis

Question Coding
Yes No
1. Has heard of AIDS 1 0
2. Knows a place to get HIV testing 1 0
3. Knows a source for condomsa 1 0
4. To reduce the risk of getting HIV: always use condoms during sex 1 0
5. To reduce the risk of getting HIV: have one sex partner only, who has no other partners 1 0
6. Can contract HIV from mosquito bite 0 1
7. Can contract HIV by sharing food with person who has AIDS 0 1
8. Can contract HIV by witchcraft or supernatural means 0 1
9. A healthy looking person can have HIV 1 0
10. HIV can be transmitted during pregnancy 1 0
11. HIV can be transmitted during delivery 1 0
12. HIV can be transmitted by breastfeeding 1 0
  1. aInitially “does not know any source of condoms” in NDHS, re-defined as “knows a source of condoms” for ease of interpretation