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Table 3 Access to HIV/AIDS services

From: Prisoners’ access to HIV services in southern Malawi: a cross-sectional mixed methods study

  Urban Prison n = 353 Rural Prison n = 59 P value
N = 412 Yes (n%) Yes (n%)
Are the following HIV services available to prisoners in your prison?
 HIV voluntary counseling and testing 312 (88.4 58 (98.3) 0.02
 Screening for Tuberculosis 341 (96.6) 57 (96.6) 0.10
 Treatment of Tuberculosis 340 (96.3) 56 (94.9) 0.60
 Prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) 39 (11.1) 3 (5.1) 0.16
 Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) for HIV 340 (96.3) 57 (96.6) 0.91
 Male circumcision 175 (49.6) 33 (55.9) 0.37
 Supplementary feeding for HIV or TB patients 90 (25.5) 15 (25.4) 0.99
 Condoms 44 (12.5) 3 (5.1) 0.1
 HIV post-exposure prophylaxis 0 (0) 0 (0) N/A
Use of HIV services in prison
 Tested for HIV inside the prison 291 (82.4) 34 (57.6) < 0.001
 Screened for TB inside the prison 286 (81.0) 39 (66.1) 0.01