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Table 1 HIV in-home self-test voucher use survey participant characteristics Los Angeles, 2013

From: Piloting an HIV self-test kit voucher program to raise serostatus awareness of high-risk African Americans, Los Angeles

Survey response Total (n=50)
Age (years):  
  18-25 19 (38%)
  26-35 26 (52%)
  36+ 4 (8%)
Race:  
  White 4 (8%)
  Black 44 (88%)
  Other 3 (6%)
Sexual Behavior and Gender Identification:
  Men who have sex with women 1 (2%)
  Women who have sex with men 9 (18%)
  Men who have sex with men 33 (66%)
  Women who have sex with women 2 (4%)
  Transwomen 5 (10%)
Number of New Sex Partners, Past 12 Months:
  0 to 1 17 (34%)
  2 to 3 6 (12%)
  3 to 4 13 (26%)
  5+ 14 (28%)
Condom Use:  
  Every time 13 (26%)
  Frequently or usually 29 (48%)
  Sometimes or less 8 (16%)
Last HIV Test:  
  3 months or less 10 (20%)
  3-6 months 7 (14%)
  6-9 months 10 (20%)
  9-12 months 8 (16%)
  12+ months 15 (30%)
Voucher Redemptions:  
  Redeemed 49 (98%)
  Did not redeem 1 (2%)
Survey Response  
For Voucher Redeemers Total (n=49)
Reported Test Result:  
  Positive 3* (6.1%)
  Negative 44 (89.8%)
  Not disclosed 2** (4.1%)
Activities Before Taking the Test:  
  Read product information or instructions 44 (89.9%)
Activities After Taking the Test:  
  Read product information or instructions 37 (75.5%)
  1. *All 3 reported linkage to care.
  2. **Both reported linkage to care.