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Table 1 Prisoner beliefs about modes of HIV transmission

From: Preventing HIV transmission among Iranian prisoners: Initial support for providing education on the benefits of harm reduction practices

  Incorrect answer Do not known Correct answer
Males having sex with males 5 5 90
Males having sex with females 18 13 69
Insect sting 21 14 65
Louse sting 10 14 76
Scabies 12 10 78
Eating with shared dishes 17 8 75
Shaking hands and kissing 95 0 5
Blood transfusion 3 3 94
Sharing a razor 1 0 99
Needle sharing for drug use 1 1 98
Tattooing with shared needle 4 0 96
Dentistry with infected instruments 12 2 86
Barber with infected tools 13 2 85
Hejamat (venesection and cupping) 1 2 97