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Table 1 Pre-intervention mean importance scores of HIV and STI care-related items (scale: 1 not important, 2 somewhat important, 3 important, 4 very important) for 254 HIV-infected patients receiving hospital-based HIV care

From: Improving sexual health for HIV patients by providing a combination of integrated public health and hospital care services; a one-group pre- and post test intervention comparison

  Total (n=254) MSM (n=162) IDUs (n=26) Women (n=33) Heterosexual Men (n=33)
All 17 HIV care items 3.2 3.3 3.2 3.1 3.0
Most important items      
Information on medication 3.6 3.7 3.5 3.6 3.4
Expertise on HIV 3.6 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.4
Privacy regarding HIV 3.6 3.7 3.3 3.3 3.5
Understandable language 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.5 3.4
All 3 STI-related items 3.2 3.4 3.1 2.9 3.1
Privacy regarding STIs 3.5 3.6 3.4 3.2 3.5
Expertise on STIs 3.2 3.3 3.0 3.1 3.1
Opportunity for STI screening 3.0 3.1 2.9 2.6 2.7