Higher Risk
IDUs (%)

Lower Risk
IDUs (%)

P-value

Knowledge Variables:

 

 

 

Pregnant women are safe from getting HIV infection

 

 

.041

               True

9.3

4.7

 

               False

90.7

95.3

 

Pulling out the penis before a man climaxes keeps a woman from getting HIV during sex

 

 

.049

               True

13.4

8.0

 

               False

86.6

92.0

 

Other Risk Variables:

 

 

 

Ever given sex to get money

 

 

.349

               Yes

39.8

35.6

 

Ever given sex to get drugs

 

 

.002

               Yes

42.9

29.3

 

Ever given someone drugs to have sex with you?

 

 

.026

               Yes

20.9

13.4

 

How many people have you had oral, anal or vaginal sex with in the past 30 days?

 

 

.096

              0 people

24.3

31.8

 

              1 or 2 people

54.3

52.9

 

              3 or more people

21.4

15.3

 

Frequency of injection in past 30 days

 

 

.621

             < 60 times

74.7

76.7

 

             61+

25.3

23.3

 

 

N=182

N=421

 

Table 4: HIV/AIDS-related Knowledge and Risk Behaviour Differences between Higher Risk IDUs and Lower Risk IDUs.
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