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Table 4 Motivations for seeking VCT services

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

Motivation Total (%) Males (%) Females (%) MSM a (%)
Feeling the symptoms of HIV 112(4.2) 91(4.6) 21(2.9) 3(4.1)
Perception of own high risk behavior 31(1.2) 25(1.3) 6(0.8) 0(0)
Recently acquired knowledge about HIV 2013(75.2) 1473(75.3) 540(75.1)* 54(73.0)
Confirmatory test 1(0) 1(0.1) 0(0) 0(0)
Other 157(5.9) 117(6.0) 40(5.6) 5(6.8)
  1. a MSM were extracted from 'total' and 'males'
  2. * Significantly different between males and females (p < 0.05)