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Youth Ages 15-24 With Comprehensive Knowledge of HIV/AIDS, by Gender Change

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Afghanistan, Albania, and 208 other locations

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All Genders, 2005/2011, Percent

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Afghanistan 2%
Albania 22% 36%
Algeria 13%
Andorra
Angola 32% 25%
Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina
Armenia 15% 23%
Australia
Austria
Azerbaijan 5% 5%
Bahamas
Bahrain
Bangladesh 14% 12%
Barbados
Belarus 34%
Belgium
Belize 43%
Benin 35% 16%
Bhutan 21%
Bolivia 28% 24%
Bosnia-Herzegovina 47% 48%
Botswana
Brazil
Brunei
Bulgaria 15% 17%
Burkina Faso 36% 31%
Burundi 47% 45%
Cambodia 44% 44%
Cameroon 34% 29%
Canada
Cape Verde 36% 36%
Central African Republic 26% 17%
Chad 19% 1 10%
Channel Islands
Chile
China
Colombia 24%
Comoros
Congo 22% 8%
Congo, Dem. Rep. of 21% 15%
Costa Rica
Cote d'Ivoire 28% 18%
Croatia
Cuba 54%
Curacao
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Djibouti 18%
Dominica
Dominican Republic 34% 41%
Ecuador
Egypt 18% 5%
El Salvador 27%
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Estonia
Ethiopia 34% 24%
Federated States of Micronesia
Fiji
Finland
France
French Guiana
French Polynesia
Gabon
Gambia 39%
Georgia 15%
Germany
Ghana 34% 28%
Greece
Grenada
Guadeloupe
Guam
Guatemala 24% 22%
Guinea 23% 17%
Guinea-Bissau 15%
Guyana 47% 54%
Haiti 40% 34%
Honduras 30%
Hong Kong, SAR
Hungary
Iceland
India 36% 20%
Indonesia 15% 10%
Iran
Iraq 4%
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Jamaica 60%
Japan
Jordan 13%
Kazakhstan 34% 36%
Kenya 55% 47%
Kiribati
Korea, North 8%
Korea, South
Kosovo
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan 20%
Laos
Latvia
Lebanon
Lesotho 29% 39%
Liberia 27% 21%
Libya
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Macao, SAR
Macedonia 27%
Madagascar 26% 23%
Malawi 45% 42%
Malaysia
Maldives 35%
Mali 22% 15%
Malta
Marshall Islands
Martinique
Mauritania 14% 5%
Mauritius
Mayotte
Mexico
Moldova 39% 42%
Monaco
Mongolia 31%
Montenegro 30%
Morocco 12% 1
Mozambique 35% 37%
Myanmar 32%
Namibia 53% 59%
Nauru
Nepal 34% 26%
Netherlands
Netherlands Antilles - -
New Caledonia
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Niger 16% 13%
Nigeria 33% 22%
Norway
Oman
Pakistan 3%
Palau
Palestinian Territory
Panama
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay
Peru 19%
Philippines 18% 1 21%
Poland
Portugal
Puerto Rico
Qatar
Reunion
Romania
Russia
Rwanda 46% 52%
Samoa 6% 3%
San Marino
Sao Tome and Principe 43% 43%
Saudi Arabia
Senegal 33% 31%
Serbia 48% 54%
Seychelles 0%
Sierra Leone 28% 23%
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia
Solomon Islands 35% 29%
Somalia 4%
South Africa
South Sudan
Spain
Sri Lanka
St. Kitts-Nevis
St. Lucia
St. Vincent & the Grenadines
Sudan
Suriname 42%
Swaziland 54% 58%
Sweden
Switzerland
Syria 7%
Taiwan
Tajikistan 13% 14%
Tanzania 43% 48%
Thailand 46%
Timor-Leste 20% 12%
Togo 42% 33%
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago 54%
Tunisia
Turkey
Turkmenistan 5%
Tuvalu 0%
Uganda 39% 39%
Ukraine 43% 45%
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United States
Uruguay
Uzbekistan 31%
Vanuatu 15%
Venezuela
Vietnam 50% 51%
Western Sahara
Yemen 2%
Zambia 41% 38%
Zimbabwe 47% 52%

Source: PRB The World's Youth 2013 Data Sheet

Definition: The percentage of young people ages 15 to 24 who correctly identify the two major ways of preventing the sexual transmission of HIV (using condoms and limiting sex to one faithful, uninfected partner), who reject the two most common local misconceptions about HIV transmission, and who know that a healthy-looking person can transmit HIV.

Notes: (-) Data unavailable, inapplicable, or not collected.

Footnotes:

  • 1: Data are prior to 2005.

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