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Table 3 Barriers to VCT

From: Survey of motivation for use of voluntary counseling and testing services for HIV in a high risk area of Shenyang, China

Barrier Total (%) Males (%) Females (%) MSM a (%)
Fear of positive test result 185(6.9) 147(7.5) 38(5.3) 4(5.4)
Stigma/Discrimination on HIV/AIDS 34(1.3) 19(1.0) 15(2.1) 1(1.4)
Fear of losing job, family or friends 82(3.1) 62(3.2) 20(2.8) 4(5.4)
Fear of hospital 56(2.1) 43(2.2) 13(1.8) 2(2.7)
Worried someone would find out about test result 1(0) 0(0) 1(0.1) 0(0)
Didn't have time 56(2.1) 39(2.0) 17(2.4) 0(0)
Others 169(6.3) 122(6.2) 47(6.5) 8(10.8)
  1. a MSM were extracted from 'total' and 'males'