Categories
Chatstep profile

HIV status of this participant had been acquired by asking issue ‘Do you realize whether you might be HIV infected? ’, with five response choices

HIV status of this participant had been acquired by asking issue ‘Do you realize whether you might be HIV infected? ’, with five response choices

(1) i will be not HIV-infected; (2) i do believe that i will be HIV-infected that I am not HIV-infected; (3) I do not know; (4) I think I may be HIV-infected; (5) I know for sure. We categorised this into HIV-negative (1,2), unknown (3), and HIV-positive (4,5) status. The questionnaire enquired in regards to the HIV status of every intercourse partner aided by the concern: ‘Do you realize whether this partner is HIV-infected?