Table 3

Comparisons of three referral models during six months of follow-up for HIV-positive subjects
Referral strategy HIV-Positive subjects Subjects referred Referral rate P-value*
N (%) n (%) (n/N,%)
Model 1: Referral Cards + Police-assisted MMT enrollment 8 (11.8) 2 (18.2) 25.0 0.0048
Model 2: Referral cards + 2 months MMT in detoxification 33 (48.5) 9 (81.8) 27.3
Model 3: Referral cards only 27 (39.7) 0 (0) 0
Overall 68 (100.0) 11 (100.0) 16.2 -

*Fischer’s exact t-test was used because of the small sample size.

Yan et al.

Yan et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:747   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-747

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