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Despite this, and the relatively widespread availability of HIV self-sampling, self-testing was more popular than self-sampling across all subgroups, with more pronounced preferences for self-testing in those who testing and treatment services among gay not tested in the last year.
Understandings of participation in behavioural research: a qualitative study of gay and bisexual men in Scotland. A more in-depth understanding of HIV testing practices among young MSM is crucial in developing strategies to increase uptake and frequency of testing, and to inform the development of interventions which seek to change testing practices among men in communities most at risk of HIV.
Younger men, older men and men who were not gay identified were least likely to have tested for HIV. A qualitative study conducted in the US testing and treatment services among gay that mobile technologies are widely used and are an acceptable means for HIV intervention among young black MSM .
Another limitation is that for most men, HIV self-testing was an entirely hypothetical testing option at the time of this research.
Just under self-test kits were requested in a six-week period, but more advertising would certainly have generated more requests, presenter Cary James said. The exception to this is community-based testing, which was more popular among groups more likely to have tested testing and treatment services among gay.
As age increased the number of men who had never tested declined, but so too did testing frequency after a peak when men were in their 20s and 30s.
This would instead direct focus to increasing the frequency of testing among men at higher risk through ongoing condomless anal intercourse with multiple partners, while simultaneously raising the rate of annual testing among both Black and White identified men 22 and men between the ages of 20 and Open in a separate window.
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