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Table 1 Characteristics of participants of focus groups discussions and key informant interviews

From: “[Repeat] testing and counseling is one of the key [services] that the government should continue providing”: participants’ perceptions on extended repeat HIV testing and enhanced counseling (ERHTEC) for primary HIV prevention in pregnant and lactating women in the PRIMAL study, Uganda

Time Focus group discussions Key Informant Interviews
Baseline January 2013 6 FGDs (3 in Kampala, 3 in Kitgum) with:
- 17 pregnant and lactating women
- 18 male partners of pregnant and lactating women
- 17 health workers
None
Mid-study April 2014 6 FGDs (3 in Kampala, 3 in Kitgum) with:
Kampala:
- 4 individually enrolled women
- 4 women enrolled in couple
- 9 men enrolled in couple
- 9 health workers
Kitgum
- 5 individually enrolled women
- 4 women enrolled in couple
- 10 men enrolled in couple
- 9 health workers
None
End of study
July–September 2015
6 FGDs (3 in Kampala, 3 in Kitgum) with:
Kampala
8 individually enrolled women
8 women enrolled in couple
11 men enrolled in couple
Kitgum
6 individually enrolled women
9 women enrolled in couple
10 men enrolled in couple
44 KIIs with:
Kampala
3 women in discordant couples
5 women who stopped breastfeeding
5 women who were still breastfeeding
5 men enrolled in couple
5 women with recurring pregnancies
Kitgum
1 woman in discordant couple
5 women who stopped breastfeeding
4 women who were still breastfeeding
5 men enrolled in couple
5 women with recurring pregnancies
1 woman who seroconverted
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