Access to and use of unauthorised online HIV self-tests by internet-using French-speaking men who have sex with men
Greacen et al.
Type of approach
Type of assistance
Key population: Men who have sex with men
Values and preferences
UNAIDS HIV prevalence (2017)
0.2 [0.2 - 0.2]
Online questionnaire on sex websites and gay and HIV community websites. The survey included 93 questions regarding knowledge of HIVST, attitudes to and use of self-tests, internet use, demographic characteristics, and sexual attitudes and behaviours.
Summary of findings
9169 men who have sex with men completed the questionnaire. 2748 (30%) were aware of online self-tests, but only 82 of those aware and not already HIV-positive (3.5%) declared having accessed one and only 69 having used it.
Willingness to pay
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Linkage to prevention, care and treatment
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