Factors contributing to home-based acceptability of rapid testing for HIV infection among the inner city commuter population in Johannesburg, South Africa

Keith Muloongo, Ndumiso Tshuma, Lucy Chimoyi, Geoffrey Setswe, Bismark Sarfo, Peter Nyasulu

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    Abstract

    The study aimed to determine factors contributing to the acceptability of home-based HIV counselling and testing (HBHCT) among commuters in Johannesburg inner city. METHODS: Simple random sampling was used to select participants in a venue based intercept survey at Noord Street taxi rank in Johannesburg central business district. A total of 1146 individuals were interviewed and logistic regression analysis assessed factors associated with HBHCT acceptability.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)632 - 638
    Number of pages7
    JournalTransactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
    Volume108
    Issue number10
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2014

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