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Table 3 Item analysis of HIV-KQ-18 Bahasa Indonesia

From: Adaptation and validation of the HIV Knowledge Questionnaire-18 for the general population of Indonesia

Item   Percentage of correct answers Corrected item-total correlation
1 Coughing and sneezing do not spread HIV 70.1 0.340
2 A person can get HIV by sharing a glass of water with someone who has HIV 69.6 0.441
3 Pulling out the penis before a man climaxes/cums keeps a woman from getting HIV during sex 63.4 0.403
4 A woman can get HIV if she has anal sex with a man 75.5 0.270
5 Showering, or washing one's genitals/private parts, after sex keeps a person from getting HIV 57.8 0.476
6 All pregnant woman infected with HIV quickly show serious signs of being infected 35.9 0.496
7 People who have been infected with HIV quickly show serious signs of being infected 56.6 0.483
8 There is a vaccine that can stop adults from getting HIV 63.4 0.497
9 People are likely to get HIV by deep kissing, putting their tongue in their partner’s mouth, if their partner has HIV 44.1 0.405
10 A woman cannot get HIV if she has sex during her period 76.5 0.493
11 There is a female condom that can help decrease a woman's chance of getting HIV 56.7 0.226
12 A natural skin condom works better against HIV that does a latex condom 24.8 0.382
13 A person will not get HIV if she or he is taking antibiotics 72.3 0.546
14 Having sex with more than one partner can increase a person's chance of being infected with HIV 97.1 0.253
15 Taking a test for HIV one week after having sex will tell a person if she or he has HIV 34.3 0.427
16 A person can get HIV by sitting in a hot tub or a swimming pool with a person who has HIV 73.9 0.497
17 A person can get HIV from oral sex 67.5 0.175
18 Using vaseline or baby oil with condoms lowers the chance of getting HIV 49.5 0.416