Belief that the CIA created HIV to kill homosexual and black people in U.S. 2019

This statistic shows the results of a 2019 survey on conspiracy theories in the United States. During the survey, the respondents were asked whether they believe in the conspiracy theory that the CIA created HIV to reduce homosexual and African American populations, or not. Five percent of respondents stated they strongly believe in this theory, while 53 percent said they strongly disbelieve.

To what extent do you believe in the conspiracy theory that the CIA created HIV to reduce homosexual and African American populations?

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Source

Release date

January 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

January 15-16, 2019

Number of respondents

1,220 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

The original question was phrased by the source as "To what extent do you believe in the following conspiracy theories? Please select one option on each row. -The CIA created HIV to reduce homosexual and African American populations"

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