Can you get AIDS form eating from somebody else's plate? It is dangerous if you pick yourself with a used syringe?
What has the hepatitis C virus to do with AIDS? In short, what do you know about health risks? Test your knowledge with this quiz.
Based on: "Rate You Risks" Mainline Magazine (1997) English, Italian and German edition. Trimbos Institute, The Netherlands.
Source: Stover, H., Trautmann, F. (2001) Risk reduction for drug users in prison. Trimbos Institute, The Netherlands.
Below you can see example feedback categories, for use e.g. in a printed version of this quiz
0-5 points - Your knowledge of health risks is inadequate. This is dangeorus situation. Your lack of awareness could result in your becoming
infected by a dangerous, even life-threatening virus.
6-8 points - Your knowledge of health risks is pretty good but not quite good enough.
9-10 points - You are well informed aobout health risks. If you combine your know-how with safe behaviour, the risk of infection due to personal
wrongdoing or negligence on your part is very small.