Social Barrier Identified Male (n=28) Female (n=24) Total (N=52)
Lack of Transportation 17 18 35 (67%)
Lack of Funds 21 18 39 (75%)
Inconvenient Clinic Hours 9 7 16 (31%)
Home/Work Duties 9 9 18 (35%)
Long Waiting Times 5 9 14 (27%)
Fear of Stigma Associated with HIV/AIDS 3 9 (15%)
Table 1: Social Barriers. Percentages of male and female distribution of patients who were interviewed for barriers that prevented HIV/AIDS care. No gender difference was significant by chi square analysis at p≤0.05.
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