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Table 3 HIV and STI test history of PRONTO! GBM clients completing evaluation survey one and survey two

From: Trial and error: evaluating and refining a community model of HIV testing in Australia

  Survey one n (%)f
118 (100)
Survey two n (%)f
298 (100)
p-valueg
Ever tested for HIV
 No 15 (13.3) 48 (16.2)  
 Yes 98 (86.7) 248 (83.3) 0.50
Typical HIV testing frequencya
 Every 6 months or less 66 (67.4) 147 (59.5) 0.28
 Every 12 months 25 (25.5) 52 (21.1) 0.66
 Every 24 months or more 7 (7.1) 48 (19.4) 0.43
Usual testing servicea
 Sexual health centre 47 (48.0) 93 (37.8) 0.28
 High HIV caseload GP clinic 19 (19.4) 57 (23.2) 0.75
 Another GP 20 (20.4) 56 (22.8) 0.84
 Other 8 (8.2) 18 (7.3) 0.75
 No usual service 4 (4.1) 22 (8.9) 0.98
Usually test for HIV and STIs at the same timea
 No 4 (4.4) 25 (10.1) 0.11
 Yes 87 (95.6) 222 (89.9) 0.72
Do you plan to seek STI testing following your most recent test at PRONTO!
 No 28 (24.8) 140 (47.8) 0.03
 Yes 85 (75.2) 153 (52.2) < 0.01
Where do you plan to have this testb
 Sexual health centre 50 (58.1) 61 (40.4) 0.06
 High HIV caseload clinic 15 (17.4) 50 (33.1) 0.24
 Another GP 14 (16.3) 32 (21.2) 0.70
 Other 7 (8.1) 8 (5.3) 0.82
When do you plan to attend for this STI testb
 In the next month 47 (54.7) 68 (45.0) 0.31
 In the next 3 months 28 (32.6) 58 (38.4) 0.60
 In the next 3-12 months 10 (11.6) 22 (14.6) 0.83
 In 12 months or more 1 (1.2) 3 (2.0)
Since your first test at PRONTO! have you tested for HIV at a different clinicc
 No   215 (74.4)  
 Yes   74 (25.6)  
Where did you have this test c d
 Sexual health centre   23 (31.1)  
 High HIV caseload clinic   26 (35.1)  
 Another GP   17 (23.0)  
 Other   8 (10.8)  
Please indicate why c d e
 I wanted to test for all STIs, including HIV   52 (65.8)  
 I had a doctor’s appointment for other reasons and I asked for or was offered an HIV test at the same time   12 (16.0)  
 I prefer to include conventional HIV tests as part of my testing routine 9 (12.0)  
 I received a reminder to test from my usual service   4 (5.3)  
 I had already booked an appointment for sexual health testing 3 (4.0)  
 I prefer testing at my usual HIV testing service   1 (1.3)  
Since your first test at PRONTO!, have you tested for STIs other than HIV at a different clinicc
 No   208 (70.5)  
 Yes   87 (29.5)  
  1. aOf those who have previously tested for HIV
  2. bOf those who plan to seek STI testing
  3. cSurvey two only
  4. dOf those who reported testing elsewhere since their first test at PRONTO! (n = 74)
  5. eMultiple selections allowed
  6. fMissing excluded.
  7. g-Two sample z-test.