Table 1

Number of London gay/bisexual men who participated in the Internet and HIV study 2002–2003

Quantitative arm

Qualitative arm



Recruitment site

HIV positive

HIV negative

Never-tested

Total

HIV positive

HIV negative

Never-tested

Total


HIV treatment clinic

523

-

-

523

20

-

-

20

HIV testing & sexual health clinics*

15**

389

-

404

-

20

-

20

Community 2002

138

592

184

914

}

1

18

4

23

Community 2003

88

361

94

543

}

Internet*** 2002

142

680

396

1218

}

17

35

13

65

Internet*** 2003

67

315

197

579

}


* An additional 435 heterosexual men and 450 heterosexual women completed a questionnaire in the HIV testing clinic for the quantitative arm

* * Fifteen men received an HIV positive diagnosis when they returned for their test result

* * * An additional 3279 gay/bisexual men living in the UK but outside London completed the questionnaire online in 2002, 1944 in 2003 for the quantitative arm

Elford et al. BMC Public Health 2004 4:39   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-4-39

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