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Table 1 Participant demographics

From: HIV self-testing: South African young adults’ recommendations for ease of use, test kit contents, accessibility, and supportive resources

  Phase 1 (%) Phase 2a (%) Phase 2b (%)
Gender
 Male 19 10 20
 Female 16 10 20
Age (Median, interquartile range) 19, 4 21, 2 21, 2
Highest level of education
 Primary 1 (5) 1 (3)
 Secondary 7 (35) 14 (35)
 Matric 10 (50) 14 (35)
 Tertiary 2 (10) 11 (28)
Paid work in the past 6 months?
 Yes 3 (15) 4 (10)
 No 17 (85) 36 (90)
When was the last time you were tested for HIV before today?
 Within the last 6 months 13 (65) 13 (33)
 6–12 months 1 (5) 11 (28)
 > 1–2 years 3 (15) 7 (18)
 > 2–5 years 1 (5) 2 (5)
 I never tested for HIV before today 2 (10) 7 (18)
Where did you last test for HIV?
 At the clinic 14 (77) 20 (61)
 At an NGO 4 (22) 8 (24)
 At a private doctor 0 1 (3)
 As part of a study 0 4 (12)
  1. Note: Percentages exceed 100% due to rounding; Two people did not provide responses to the last question in phase 2a