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Table 1 Changes in the status of HIV testing at public health centers in Korea from 2000 to 2015

From: Influence of anonymous HIV testing on national HIV surveillance in the Republic of Korea (2000 to 2015): a retrospective analysis

YearTotalSubtotalAnonymousSuspected
Total HIV tests* No of tests by^
HCIS
N%§n%§n%§
2000428,698 129,60794107.224971.969135.3
2001487,134 229,00615,4406.741571.811,2834.9
2002484,028 296,41420,7127.058642.014,8485.0
2003466,747 349,48829,1438.465921.922,5516.5
2004496,890 435,10132,9207.668221.626,0986.0
2005353,440 353,44031,7289.098772.821,8516.2
2006411,017 411,01734,6108.510,9462.723,6645.8
2007396,943 396,94337,9039.596092.428,2947.1
2008391,486 391,48638,7069.985952.230,1117.7
2009395,771 395,77145,21711.589772.336,2409.2
2010378,590 378,59052,13013.897752.642,35511.2
2011401,320 401,32064,77116.211,9133.052,85813.2
2012423,496 423,49664,11815.212,1572.951,96112.3
2013439,173 439,17366,45315.111,9722.754,48112.4
2014416,661 416,66152,35612.619,9204.832,4367.8
2015429,795 429,79561,32914.226,3226.135,0078.1
  1. Anonymous refers to individuals who voluntarily underwent HIV testing to determine their HIV status, but did not reveal their identity
  2. Suspected refers to individuals who voluntarily underwent HIV testing only to detect HIV infection and revealed their identity
  3. *The total HIV tests conducted at PHCs were collected by the HCIS, including documentation from PHCs
  4. ^The number of tests based on HCIS data from 72 PHCs in 2000, 114 PHCs in 2001, 150 PHCs in 2002, 186 PHCs in 2003, and 210 PHCs in 2004
  5. The HCIS system has been implemented in all PHCs nationwide since 2005
  6. §The proportion of HIV tests among the number of tests performed by the HCIS per year
  7. HCIS Health Care Information System, HIV human immunodeficiency virus