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Analysis of piloting sales of oral fluid HIV antibody self-test kits at community pharmacies, Kunming


Author
Jia et al.

Publication year
2016

Country

Type of approach
Community-based

Type of assistance
n/a

Specimen
n/a

Study population
Mixed: General population and key population: HIV voluntary counseling and testing (n=154), young students (n=100), STD clinic attenders (n=50), men who have sex with men male actors (n=50), injecting drug users (n=51), sex workers (n=54), the floating population (n=50).

Study design
Values and preferences

Sample size
509

UNAIDS HIV prevalence (2017)
<0.1

Methodology
An in-person cross-sectional survey and distribution of HIVST kits at seven pharmacies in Kunming

Summary of findings
91.2% of survey respondents said they would seek re-testing at facility, the Chinese Center of Disease Control, following reactive self-test. But nearly half (46.7%) were concerned about privacy exposure and 20% were concerned about inconvenience at the Chinese Center of Disease Control.

Acceptability
n/a

Acceptability details
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Willingness to pay
US$ 14.45-21.54

Willingness to pay details
84.1% (428/509) of participants were willing to pay for HIV oral rapid tests and of those 41.9% were willing to spend from US$ 14.45-US$ 21.54 (100 to 149 yuan).

Sensitivity
n/a

Specificity
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Concordance
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HIV positivity
n/a

Accuracy details
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Social harm
n/a

Linkage to prevention, care and treatment
91.2% of survey respondents said they would seek re-testing at health facility following reactive self-test


Study status
Completed