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Table 2 Participants: proportion tested HIV positive and demographic information

From: A comparison of linkage to HIV care after provider-initiated HIV testing and counselling (PITC) versus voluntary HIV counselling and testing (VCT) for patients with sexually transmitted infections in Cape Town, South Africa

Study participants Intervention % (n) Control % (n) P value
1. STI patients tested for HIV 56.4 (1752) 42.6 (2821) 0.037*
2. Tested HIV-positive (as % of all tested) 18.6 (326) 21.4 (604) 0.147
3. Median age, years (range) 28 (14–54) 26 (3–70) 0.162
4. Gender: women 62.9 (205) 66.7 (403) 0.423
  1. *Significant difference at p < .05. Pearson chi2,.