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Table 2 Reasons for willingness and unwillingness to participate in future HIV vaccine trials

From: Willingness of female sex workers in Kampala, Uganda to participate in future HIV vaccine trials: a case control study

Among those willing to participate in future HIV vaccine trials Reasons Case (n = 195) Control (n = 83) P-value
Altruism-feels good to help 30 (15.4) 19 (22.9) 0.133
To get the education about HIV 36 (18.5) 14 (16.9) 0.751
To get the health care 78 (40.0) 38 (45.8) 0.371
To get the regular HIV VCT 59 (30.3) 28 (33.7) 0.567
Hope of being protected against getting HIV 181 (92.8) 77 (92.8) 0.988
to be among the first people for the vaccine to be tested on 58 (29.7) 46 (55.4) < 0.001
to get some income 1 (0.6) 0 (0.0) 1.000
Other 31 (17.2) 17 (21.0) 0.468
Among those not willing to participate in future HIV vaccine trials Reasons Case (n = 24) Control (n = 9) P-value
Anxiety/fear of catching HIV 4 (16.7) 0 (0.0) 0.191
Concerns over blood draw 3 (12.5) 0 (0.0) 0.266
Time commitment 3 (12.5) 1 (12.5) 0.913
Fear of HIV positive result caused by the vaccine 6 (25.0) 1 (12.5) 0.385
Feels has no risk of HIV, and therefore sees no need to be vaccinated 1 (4.2) 1 (12.5) 0.457
Fears for the safety of the vaccine 5 (20.8) 2 (25.0) 0.931
Othera 13 (54.2) 8 (88.9) 0.065
  1. aOther (wants to conceive, transport challenges, compensation for time/travel not worth it, fear that participation, HIV status will be disclosed to others)