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Table 3 Access to HIV counselling, testing, and education

From: Patterns of HIV testing, drug use, and sexual behaviors in people who use drugs: findings from a community-based outreach program in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Variables Number (%)
Ever tested for HIV 144 (96.0)
Tested for HIV in the past 6 months (n = 144) 120 (83.3)
Place for last HIV testing (n = 144)  
 Voluntary counseling and testing center 13 (9.0)
 Community/peer-initiated testing 90 (62.5)
 Public health center/clinic/hospital 31 (21.5)
 Private clinic/hospital 10 (6.9)
Received result of the most recent HIV test (n = 144) 143 (99.3)
Received counseling for the last HIV test (n = 144) 139 (97.2)
Received HIV education in the past 12 months 129 (86.6)
Source of HIV education in the past 12 months (n = 129)  
 Mass media (television/radio/newspaper) 60 (46.2)
 Poster/billboard 34 (26.2)
 Peer educator or outreach worker 116 (89.2)
 Voluntary counseling and testing session 28 (21.5)
 Health staff 43 (33.1)
Self-perceived level HIV risk compared to the general population  
 Higher 52 (36.1)
 Same 19 (13.2)
 Lower 67 (46.5)
 Don’t know 6 (4.2)
  1. HIV human immunodeficiency virus