Table 1: HIV awareness, risk perception, testing history and family planning among pregnant women, Tbilisi, Georgia, 2009-2010, ANRS 12127 Prenahtest.

Characteristics%

Can HIV be transmitted from mother-to-child?
 Yes31765.0
 No 234.7
 Don’t know13327.3
Do you think you are at risk of HIV?
 Yes, a lot 51.0
 Yes, a little10721.9
 No30261.9
 Don’t know7415.2
Do you think your partner is at risk of HIV infection?
 Yes, a lot 20.4
 Yes, a little11323.2
 No28758.8
 Don’t know8617.6
Do you think you are at risk of being infected with HIV by your partner?
 Yes, a lot 10.2
 Yes, a little10120.7
 No29059.4
 Don’t know9619.7
Mode of transmission that puts woman under the risk of HIV (her perception)
 Sexual2522.3
 Blood transfusion5952.7
 Contaminated medical instruments3733.0
 Don’t know98.9
 Other10.9
Mode of transmission that puts partner under the risk of HIV (her perception)
 Sexual4337.4
 Blood transfusion5547.8
 IV drug use43.5
 Contaminated medical instruments3833.0
 Doesn’t know108.7
 Other21.7
Ever tested for HIV before current pregnancy
 Yes18838.5
 No30061.5
Main reason to be tested for HIV
 During previous pregnancy17291.5
 Job requirement73.7
 Self motivated42.1
 Medical intervention31.6
 Blood donation21.1
Ever heard about Family Planning (FP)
 Yes46294.7
 No265.3
Ever attended FP consultation session
 Yes193.9
 No46996.1
Ever used FP method
 Yes18638.1
 No30261.9
Type of FP method ever used
 Pill4926.3
 IUD3719.9
 Condoms11863.4
 Natural (withdrawal, fertility awareness)6635.5
 Lactational amenorrhea2614.0
 Other94.8