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Table 6 Knowledge of reproductive health test items by percentage of correct answers by girls and boys

From: Evaluation of a reproductive health awareness program for adolescence in urban Tanzania-A quasi-experimental pre-test post-test research

   Percentage of correct answer
   Girls (n = 153) Boys (n = 152)
  Statement Pre-test Post-test Pre-test Post-test
1 Girls at puberty, ovulates every month.(True) 65.4 90.8 50.7 92.1
2 Girls mature signs: breast develops.(True) 88.9 95.4 91.4 96.7
3 Boys mature signs: voice deepens.(True) 71.9 96.7 67.8 95.4
4 Puberty girls will not become pregnant.(False) 80.4 94.8 78.9 86.8
5 Jumping and washing prevents pregnancy.(False) 83.0 96.1 82.9 94.7
6 Puberty boys can impregnate girls.(True) 75.8 96.7 80.9 98.0
7 Monthly vaginal blood is normal for puberty girls.(True) 50.3 83.7 67.8 93.4
8 Condoms should be given to avoid pregnancy and diseases.(True) 73.9 79.7 75.0 85.5
9 Everyone can protect themselves from HIV/AIDS.(True) 92.2 98.7 98.0 96.7
10 Difficult to get HIV/AIDS.(False) 64.7 69.9 30.9 78.3