HEALTH
Access to Sexual Reproductive Health & HIV services for young people in PNG
12 questions polled on this topic
95% response rate
338 responded out of 356 polled
Dec 1. 2017
Have you ever visited a health facility to get SRH or HIV related services?
Dec 1. 2017
When was the last time you visited a health facility to get SRH or HIV services?
Dec 1. 2017
How was your experience visiting the health facility?
Dec 1. 2017
What was the reason for not visiting a health facility?
Dec 1. 2017
Other reasons for not visiting a health facility?
Dec 1. 2017
Why did you not feel comfortable visiting a health facility?
Dec 1. 2017
How would you like to receive information on SRH and HIV (Other channels)?
Dec 1. 2017
Where do you prefer to go for SRH and/or HIV counseling?
Dec 1. 2017
Where do you prefer to go for SRH and/or HIV tests or medicines?
Dec 1. 2017
When accessing SRH and /or HIV services which of the following is most important to you?
Dec 1. 2017
Other most important considerations when accessing SRH and /or HIV services?
Dec 1. 2017
How would you like to receive info on SRH and HIV?

POLL RESULTS

DEC 1. 2017
Have you ever visited a health facility to get SRH or HIV related services?
338 responded out of 356 polled
Female
74%
No
 
No
26%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
63%
No
 
No
37%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
0%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no

15-19
29%
yes
 
yes
71%
no
 
no

20-24
30%
yes
 
yes
70%
no
 
no

25-30
32%
yes
 
yes
68%
no
 
no

31-34
47%
yes
 
yes
53%
no
 
no

35+
56%
yes
 
yes
44%
no
 
no
66%
No
 
No
34%
Yes
 
Yes
DEC 1. 2017
When was the last time you visited a health facility to get SRH or HIV services?
105 responded out of 116 polled
Female
43%
Over a year ago
 
Over a year ago
18%
Past year
 
Past year
18%
Past 6 months
 
Past 6 months
21%
Past 3 months
 
Past 3 months

Male
31%
Over a year ago
 
Over a year ago
16%
Past year
 
Past year
23%
Past 6 months
 
Past 6 months
30%
Past 3 months
 
Past 3 months
0-14
0%
past 6 months
 
past 6 months
0%
past year
 
past year
0%
over a year ago
 
over a year ago
0%
past 3 months
 
past 3 months

15-19
11%
past 6 months
 
past 6 months
22%
past year
 
past year
22%
over a year ago
 
over a year ago
44%
past 3 months
 
past 3 months

20-24
27%
past 6 months
 
past 6 months
15%
past year
 
past year
46%
over a year ago
 
over a year ago
12%
past 3 months
 
past 3 months

25-30
6%
past 6 months
 
past 6 months
18%
past year
 
past year
24%
over a year ago
 
over a year ago
53%
past 3 months
 
past 3 months

31-34
29%
past 6 months
 
past 6 months
0%
past year
 
past year
29%
over a year ago
 
over a year ago
43%
past 3 months
 
past 3 months

35+
14%
past 6 months
 
past 6 months
21%
past year
 
past year
36%
over a year ago
 
over a year ago
29%
past 3 months
 
past 3 months
34%
Over a year ago
 
Over a year ago
17%
Past year
 
Past year
21%
Past 6 months
 
Past 6 months
28%
Past 3 months
 
Past 3 months
DEC 1. 2017
How was your experience visiting the health facility?
103 responded out of 105 polled
Female
7%
Very bad
 
Very bad
25%
Okay
 
Okay
21%
Good
 
Good
46%
Very good
 
Very good

Male
10%
Very bad
 
Very bad
23%
Okay
 
Okay
21%
Good
 
Good
47%
Very good
 
Very good
0-14
0%
very good
 
very good
0%
good
 
good
0%
okay
 
okay
0%
very bad
 
very bad

15-19
56%
very good
 
very good
22%
good
 
good
22%
okay
 
okay
0%
very bad
 
very bad

20-24
31%
very good
 
very good
27%
good
 
good
31%
okay
 
okay
12%
very bad
 
very bad

25-30
69%
very good
 
very good
6%
good
 
good
19%
okay
 
okay
6%
very bad
 
very bad

31-34
29%
very good
 
very good
43%
good
 
good
29%
okay
 
okay
0%
very bad
 
very bad

35+
57%
very good
 
very good
7%
good
 
good
21%
okay
 
okay
14%
very bad
 
very bad
9%
Very bad
 
Very bad
22%
Okay
 
Okay
19%
Good
 
Good
50%
Very good
 
Very good
DEC 1. 2017
What was the reason for not visiting a health facility?
155 responded out of 222 polled
Female
28%
Not comfortable
 
Not comfortable
72%
No need
 
No need

Male
25%
Not comfortable
 
Not comfortable
75%
No need
 
No need
0-14
0%
no need
 
no need
0%
not comfortable
 
not comfortable

15-19
84%
no need
 
no need
16%
not comfortable
 
not comfortable

20-24
70%
no need
 
no need
30%
not comfortable
 
not comfortable

25-30
71%
no need
 
no need
29%
not comfortable
 
not comfortable

31-34
75%
no need
 
no need
25%
not comfortable
 
not comfortable

35+
100%
no need
 
no need
0%
not comfortable
 
not comfortable
27%
Not comfortable
 
Not comfortable
73%
No need
 
No need
DEC 1. 2017
Other reasons for not visiting a health facility?
55 responded out of 59 polled
health
time
don
go
get
hiv
sick
busy
know
sex
clinic
got
information
visit
center
never
status
actually
aids
always
area
centre
check
haven
hospital
idea
location
might
people
please
save
sexual
studies
sure
think
usually
visited
wit
work
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abt
advocate
affect
afraid
aid
al
aleast
also
around
DEC 1. 2017
Why did you not feel comfortable visiting a health facility?
40 responded out of 42 polled
Female
13%
Unaware about location
 
Unaware about location
0%
Did not have parent’s or spouses app
 
Did not have parent’s or spouses app
20%
Costly
 
Costly
13%
Distance
 
Distance
7%
Services are not friendly
 
Services are not friendly
47%
Scared
 
Scared

Male
0%
Unaware about location
 
Unaware about location
14%
Did not have parent’s or spouses app
 
Did not have parent’s or spouses app
5%
Costly
 
Costly
10%
Distance
 
Distance
19%
Services are not friendly
 
Services are not friendly
52%
Scared
 
Scared
0-14
0%
distance
 
distance
0%
costly
 
costly
0%
services are not friendly
 
services are not friendly
0%
scared
 
scared
0%
unaware about location
 
unaware about location
0%
did not have parent’s or spouses app
 
did not have parent’s or spouses app

15-19
33%
distance
 
distance
0%
costly
 
costly
0%
services are not friendly
 
services are not friendly
33%
scared
 
scared
0%
unaware about location
 
unaware about location
33%
did not have parent’s or spouses app
 
did not have parent’s or spouses app

20-24
7%
distance
 
distance
14%
costly
 
costly
7%
services are not friendly
 
services are not friendly
57%
scared
 
scared
0%
unaware about location
 
unaware about location
14%
did not have parent’s or spouses app
 
did not have parent’s or spouses app

25-30
0%
distance
 
distance
29%
costly
 
costly
14%
services are not friendly
 
services are not friendly
29%
scared
 
scared
29%
unaware about location
 
unaware about location
0%
did not have parent’s or spouses app
 
did not have parent’s or spouses app

31-34
0%
distance
 
distance
0%
costly
 
costly
100%
services are not friendly
 
services are not friendly
0%
scared
 
scared
0%
unaware about location
 
unaware about location
0%
did not have parent’s or spouses app
 
did not have parent’s or spouses app

35+
0%
distance
 
distance
0%
costly
 
costly
0%
services are not friendly
 
services are not friendly
0%
scared
 
scared
0%
unaware about location
 
unaware about location
0%
did not have parent’s or spouses app
 
did not have parent’s or spouses app
8%
Unaware about location
 
Unaware about location
8%
Did not have parent’s or spouses app
 
Did not have parent’s or spouses app
10%
Costly
 
Costly
13%
Distance
 
Distance
13%
Services are not friendly
 
Services are not friendly
50%
Scared
 
Scared
DEC 1. 2017
How would you like to receive information on SRH and HIV (Other channels)?
11 responded out of 11 polled
peer
media
message
way
acedemically
available
awareness
coarse
delivered
discussion
education
email
ever
fo
forms
get
health
internal
internet
long
messages
options
people
phone
presentations
province
reviews
school
social
spread
use
want
workers
DEC 1. 2017
Where do you prefer to go for SRH and/or HIV counseling?
282 responded out of 295 polled
Female
3%
Other - please tell us
 
Other - please tell us
55%
Doctor Nurse Counselor
 
Doctor Nurse Counselor
7%
Teacher or counselor in school
 
Teacher or counselor in school
6%
Trained young person
 
Trained young person
4%
Youth organization club
 
Youth organization club
5%
Community organizations
 
Community organizations
20%
Online counselor
 
Online counselor

Male
2%
Other - please tell us
 
Other - please tell us
37%
Doctor Nurse Counselor
 
Doctor Nurse Counselor
9%
Teacher or counselor in school
 
Teacher or counselor in school
5%
Trained young person
 
Trained young person
3%
Youth organization club
 
Youth organization club
15%
Community organizations
 
Community organizations
29%
Online counselor
 
Online counselor
0-14
0%
online counselor
 
online counselor
0%
community organizations
 
community organizations
0%
other - please tell us
 
other - please tell us
0%
teacher or counselor in school
 
teacher or counselor in school
0%
youth organization club
 
youth organization club
0%
doctor nurse counselor
 
doctor nurse counselor
0%
trained young person
 
trained young person

15-19
17%
online counselor
 
online counselor
13%
community organizations
 
community organizations
0%
other - please tell us
 
other - please tell us
17%
teacher or counselor in school
 
teacher or counselor in school
0%
youth organization club
 
youth organization club
47%
doctor nurse counselor
 
doctor nurse counselor
7%
trained young person
 
trained young person

20-24
30%
online counselor
 
online counselor
8%
community organizations
 
community organizations
1%
other - please tell us
 
other - please tell us
11%
teacher or counselor in school
 
teacher or counselor in school
7%
youth organization club
 
youth organization club
38%
doctor nurse counselor
 
doctor nurse counselor
5%
trained young person
 
trained young person

25-30
18%
online counselor
 
online counselor
16%
community organizations
 
community organizations
0%
other - please tell us
 
other - please tell us
6%
teacher or counselor in school
 
teacher or counselor in school
4%
youth organization club
 
youth organization club
48%
doctor nurse counselor
 
doctor nurse counselor
8%
trained young person
 
trained young person

31-34
15%
online counselor
 
online counselor
15%
community organizations
 
community organizations
0%
other - please tell us
 
other - please tell us
0%
teacher or counselor in school
 
teacher or counselor in school
0%
youth organization club
 
youth organization club
54%
doctor nurse counselor
 
doctor nurse counselor
15%
trained young person
 
trained young person

35+
39%
online counselor
 
online counselor
17%
community organizations
 
community organizations
0%
other - please tell us
 
other - please tell us
0%
teacher or counselor in school
 
teacher or counselor in school
0%
youth organization club
 
youth organization club
43%
doctor nurse counselor
 
doctor nurse counselor
0%
trained young person
 
trained young person
2%
Other - please tell us
 
Other - please tell us
42%
Doctor Nurse Counselor
 
Doctor Nurse Counselor
9%
Teacher or counselor in school
 
Teacher or counselor in school
6%
Trained young person
 
Trained young person
4%
Youth organization club
 
Youth organization club
11%
Community organizations
 
Community organizations
26%
Online counselor
 
Online counselor
DEC 1. 2017
Where do you prefer to go for SRH and/or HIV tests or medicines?
259 responded out of 281 polled
Female
58%
Health center or clinic
 
Health center or clinic
8%
Pharmacy
 
Pharmacy
18%
Community organizations
 
Community organizations
16%
Online health service provider
 
Online health service provider

Male
56%
Health center or clinic
 
Health center or clinic
9%
Pharmacy
 
Pharmacy
17%
Community organizations
 
Community organizations
19%
Online health service provider
 
Online health service provider
0-14
0%
online health service provider
 
online health service provider
0%
pharmacy
 
pharmacy
0%
community organizations
 
community organizations
0%
health center or clinic
 
health center or clinic

15-19
14%
online health service provider
 
online health service provider
9%
pharmacy
 
pharmacy
18%
community organizations
 
community organizations
59%
health center or clinic
 
health center or clinic

20-24
23%
online health service provider
 
online health service provider
10%
pharmacy
 
pharmacy
18%
community organizations
 
community organizations
49%
health center or clinic
 
health center or clinic

25-30
21%
online health service provider
 
online health service provider
10%
pharmacy
 
pharmacy
10%
community organizations
 
community organizations
58%
health center or clinic
 
health center or clinic

31-34
18%
online health service provider
 
online health service provider
18%
pharmacy
 
pharmacy
9%
community organizations
 
community organizations
55%
health center or clinic
 
health center or clinic

35+
5%
online health service provider
 
online health service provider
5%
pharmacy
 
pharmacy
23%
community organizations
 
community organizations
68%
health center or clinic
 
health center or clinic
56%
Health center or clinic
 
Health center or clinic
8%
Pharmacy
 
Pharmacy
17%
Community organizations
 
Community organizations
19%
Online health service provider
 
Online health service provider
DEC 1. 2017
When accessing SRH and /or HIV services which of the following is most important to you?
249 responded out of 266 polled
Female
0%
Cost of services
 
Cost of services
45%
Privacy
 
Privacy
1%
Distance
 
Distance
4%
Flexible working hours
 
Flexible working hours
50%
Friendly staff
 
Friendly staff

Male
7%
Cost of services
 
Cost of services
44%
Privacy
 
Privacy
3%
Distance
 
Distance
8%
Flexible working hours
 
Flexible working hours
38%
Friendly staff
 
Friendly staff
0-14
0%
distance
 
distance
0%
flexible working hours
 
flexible working hours
0%
friendly staff
 
friendly staff
0%
cost of services
 
cost of services
0%
privacy
 
privacy

15-19
0%
distance
 
distance
14%
flexible working hours
 
flexible working hours
48%
friendly staff
 
friendly staff
0%
cost of services
 
cost of services
38%
privacy
 
privacy

20-24
1%
distance
 
distance
9%
flexible working hours
 
flexible working hours
41%
friendly staff
 
friendly staff
4%
cost of services
 
cost of services
44%
privacy
 
privacy

25-30
2%
distance
 
distance
4%
flexible working hours
 
flexible working hours
43%
friendly staff
 
friendly staff
4%
cost of services
 
cost of services
46%
privacy
 
privacy

31-34
8%
distance
 
distance
0%
flexible working hours
 
flexible working hours
42%
friendly staff
 
friendly staff
8%
cost of services
 
cost of services
42%
privacy
 
privacy

35+
0%
distance
 
distance
0%
flexible working hours
 
flexible working hours
47%
friendly staff
 
friendly staff
5%
cost of services
 
cost of services
47%
privacy
 
privacy
5%
Cost of services
 
Cost of services
43%
Privacy
 
Privacy
3%
Distance
 
Distance
6%
Flexible working hours
 
Flexible working hours
43%
Friendly staff
 
Friendly staff
DEC 1. 2017
Other most important considerations when accessing SRH and /or HIV services?
5 responded out of 6 polled
annual
can
care
checks
family
find
forget
going
help
life
live
loved
make
means
medical
normal
ones
ways
workplace
DEC 1. 2017
How would you like to receive info on SRH and HIV?
295 responded out of 311 polled
Female
4%
Other (Tell us)
 
Other (Tell us)
4%
Radio TV
 
Radio TV
7%
Clinics
 
Clinics
3%
Family and friends
 
Family and friends
14%
Community organization
 
Community organization
15%
School college
 
School college
10%
Internet social media
 
Internet social media
45%
Phone
 
Phone

Male
4%
Other (Tell us)
 
Other (Tell us)
2%
Radio TV
 
Radio TV
4%
Clinics
 
Clinics
1%
Family and friends
 
Family and friends
10%
Community organization
 
Community organization
12%
School college
 
School college
12%
Internet social media
 
Internet social media
54%
Phone
 
Phone
0-14
0%
clinics
 
clinics
0%
school college
 
school college
0%
family and friends
 
family and friends
0%
phone
 
phone
0%
community organization
 
community organization
0%
radio tv
 
radio tv
0%
other (tell us)
 
other (tell us)
0%
internet social media
 
internet social media

15-19
0%
clinics
 
clinics
29%
school college
 
school college
3%
family and friends
 
family and friends
52%
phone
 
phone
6%
community organization
 
community organization
3%
radio tv
 
radio tv
3%
other (tell us)
 
other (tell us)
3%
internet social media
 
internet social media

20-24
6%
clinics
 
clinics
18%
school college
 
school college
1%
family and friends
 
family and friends
47%
phone
 
phone
11%
community organization
 
community organization
1%
radio tv
 
radio tv
1%
other (tell us)
 
other (tell us)
14%
internet social media
 
internet social media

25-30
8%
clinics
 
clinics
10%
school college
 
school college
4%
family and friends
 
family and friends
47%
phone
 
phone
8%
community organization
 
community organization
6%
radio tv
 
radio tv
10%
other (tell us)
 
other (tell us)
8%
internet social media
 
internet social media

31-34
7%
clinics
 
clinics
7%
school college
 
school college
0%
family and friends
 
family and friends
57%
phone
 
phone
21%
community organization
 
community organization
0%
radio tv
 
radio tv
0%
other (tell us)
 
other (tell us)
7%
internet social media
 
internet social media

35+
8%
clinics
 
clinics
0%
school college
 
school college
0%
family and friends
 
family and friends
38%
phone
 
phone
33%
community organization
 
community organization
8%
radio tv
 
radio tv
0%
other (tell us)
 
other (tell us)
13%
internet social media
 
internet social media
4%
Other (Tell us)
 
Other (Tell us)
3%
Radio TV
 
Radio TV
5%
Clinics
 
Clinics
2%
Family and friends
 
Family and friends
11%
Community organization
 
Community organization
13%
School college
 
School college
12%
Internet social media
 
Internet social media
51%
Phone
 
Phone

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