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Table 3 aAnalysis of the Differences in the Proportion of MSM Responding Positively to Factors that May Make Services Provided by Public, Private and Peer-Led Health Facilities Not Accessible to MSM (N = 297)

From: HIV sexual risk behavior and preferred HIV prevention service outlet by men who have sex with men in Nigeria

Factors Public Private Peer
A Non-availability of free services 70 (23.6%) 91 (34.1%) 71 (23.9%)
B The distance of service delivery points to home 169 (56.9%) 180 (60.6%) 140 (47.1%)
C Lack of knowledge about HIV by provider 199 (67.0%) 157 (52.9%) 160 (53.9%)
D Lack of friendly facilities 226 (76.1%) 222 (74.7%) 186 (62.6%)
E Inadequate Information specific to MSM 221 (74.4%) 211 (71.0%) 167 (56.2%)
F Inability to provide HIV counselling services 200 (67.3%) 197 (66.3%) 175 (58.9%)
G Stigmatization by providers 243 (81.8%) 220 (74.1%) 205 (69.0%)
H Availability of service provider to manage stigma related crisis 173 (58.2%) 175 (58.9%) 157 (52.9%)
I Inability to address police harassment 221 (74.4%) 213 (71.7%) 189 (63.6%)
J Inability to provide comprehensive services in same place (one stop shop) 173 (58.2%) 213 (71.7%) 175 (58.9%)
  1. aRespondents were required to identify if each of the factors was a barrier for accessing services in the three types of service outlets. The table highlights the proportion of those who identified each of the factors as barriers