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Analysis on accuracy and influencing factors of oral fluid-based rapid HIV self-testing among men who have sex with men


Author
Li et al.

Publication year
2016

Country

Type of approach
Facility-based

Type of assistance
Unassisted

Specimen
Oral-fluid

Study population
Key population: Men who have sex with men

Study design
Feasibility/acceptability

Sample size
200

UNAIDS HIV prevalence (2017)
<0.1

Methodology
Cross-sectional study to evaluate the accuracy of HIVST and a survey to evaluate the quality of HIV self-testing among men who have sex with men.

Summary of findings
The overall accuracy rate of oral fluid-based self-testing was 95.0%. Chi-square analysis showed that educational level, no touch with middle part of test paper, whether reading the instruction carefully, whether understanding the instruction, and inserting test paper into tube as indicated by the arrow on it were associated with the accuracy of oral fluid-based rapid HIV self-testing, (P<0.05).

Acceptability
n/a

Acceptability details
n/a

Willingness to pay
n/a

Willingness to pay details
n/a

Sensitivity
0.959

Specificity
0.927

Concordance
0.95

HIV positivity
28.9% (55/190)

Accuracy details
95% (n/a) overall accuracy rate of oral fluid based self-testing.

Social harm
n/a

Linkage to prevention, care and treatment
All participants received confirmatory testing.


Study status
Completed