Table 1

Pre-intervention mean importance scores of HIV and STI care-related items (scale: 1 not important, 2 somewhat important, 3 important, 4 very important) for 254 HIV-infected patients receiving hospital-based HIV care
Total (n=254) MSM (n=162) IDUs (n=26) Women (n=33) Heterosexual Men (n=33)
All 17 HIV care items 3.2 3.3 3.2 3.1 3.0
Most important items
Information on medication 3.6 3.7 3.5 3.6 3.4
Expertise on HIV 3.6 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.4
Privacy regarding HIV 3.6 3.7 3.3 3.3 3.5
Understandable language 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.5 3.4
All 3 STI-related items 3.2 3.4 3.1 2.9 3.1
Privacy regarding STIs 3.5 3.6 3.4 3.2 3.5
Expertise on STIs 3.2 3.3 3.0 3.1 3.1
Opportunity for STI screening 3.0 3.1 2.9 2.6 2.7

Dukers-Muijrers et al.

Dukers-Muijrers et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:1118   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-1118

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