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Table 3 Discussion of sexual health care topics during the HIV care consultation by HIV nurse practitioners and HIV care medical doctors for 110 HIV patients receiving HIV care who indicated that they wanted to discuss the topic

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

  Discussed with an HIV nurse practitioner Discussed with an HIV care medical doctor Discussed at the HIV care visit
  Never Sometimes Regularly Never Sometimes Regularly Never Sometimes Regularly
Topics that patients wanted to discuss % (n) % (n) % (n) % (n) % (n) % (n) % (n) % (n) % (n)
STI-related symptoms 20 (12) 52 (30) 28 (16) 25 (15) 61 (36) 14 (8) 18 (11) 55 (33) 27 (16)
Information on STIs 24 (13) 48 (26) 28 (15) 23 (12) 57 (30) 21 (11) 13 (7) 52 (28) 35 (19)
Sexual problems 17 (8) 58 (28) 25 (12) 37 (17) 50 (23) 13 (6) 13 (6) 57 (27) 30 (13)
Safe sex information 14 (6) 60 (25) 26 (11) 20 (8) 59 (24) 22 (9) 14 (6) 52 (22) 34 (14)
Relationship and sex 11 (4) 67 (24) 22 (8) 23 (8) 60 (21) 17 (6) 11 (4) 61 (22) 28 (10)
Negative sexual experiences 25 (5) 60 (12) 15 (3) 58 (11) 37 (7) 5 (1) 25 (5) 60 (12) 15 (3)
Contraception 18 (3) 47 (8) 35 (6) 13 (2) 69 (11) 19 (3) 6 (1) 59 (10) 35 (6)
Pregnancy 11 (1) 71 (5) 14 (1) 0 100 (8) 0 0 88 (7) 12 (1)