|Most commonly reported barriers that limit physicians from recommending HIV testinga|
|Patient may perceive the recommendation as accusatory or judgmental||57|
|Patient wouldn’t want to be identified as HIV positive/worried that people will find out||48|
|Competing priorities/other needs more urgent||45|
|Insufficient time with the patient||45|
|There’s such a stigma associated with HIV, and many doctors don’t want to offend anyone||43|
aMost frequently mentioned by physicians among their top five barriers according to the survey question: What are the key factors that limit black physicians from recommending HIV testing?
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Wong et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:96 doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-96