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Table 3 Women's reactions during the couple-oriented counseling monitored in the four study sites (2007-2008).

From: Couple-oriented prenatal HIV counseling for HIV primary prevention: an acceptability study

Women .... Cameroon (n = 23) DR (n = 27) Georgia India (n = 30)
  n % n % n % n %
Had ever talked about contraception with their partner 18 78.3 19 70.4 -- -- 12 40.0
Had ever talked about sex with their partner 23 100 17 63.0 -- -- 16 53.3
Had ever talked about HIV/AIDS with their partner 18 78.3 25 92.6 -- -- 14 46.6
Had ever used condoms with their partner 18 78.3 10 37.0 -- -- 8 26.6
Wished to disclose to their partner (first asked) 13 56.5 22 81.5 -- -- -- --
Wished to disclose to their partner (at the end of COC) 23 100 27 100 -- -- 27 90.0
Wished to suggest HIV counseling and testing to their partner (first asked) 13 56.5 20 74.1 -- -- -- --
Wished to suggest HIV counseling and testing to their partner (at the end of COC) 23 100 27 100 -- -- 28 93.3
Wished to receive couple HIV counseling (first asked) 20 87.0 25 92.6 -- -- 27 90.0
Wished to receive couple HIV counseling (at the end of COC) 21 91.3 25 92.6 -- -- -- --
Wished to suggest couple HIV counseling to their partner (at the end of COC) 23 100 26 96.3 -- -- 29 96.6
  1. Cameroon = Centre Mère-Enfant (Yaounde), DR = Los Mina Hospital (Santo Domingo), Georgia = Maternity Hospital N°5 (Tbilisi), India = Sane Guruji Hospital (Pune).
  2. Sessions observed between June 2007 and January 2008.
  3. COC couple-oriented HIV counseling.
  4. -- = Missing data.