Total (n=186)
Experiences during screening:
Quality of care received rated as good-to-excellent
96.2%
Felt treated with dignity and respect 98.4%
Was not subjected to more tests/procedures than necessary 97.9%
Did not feel treated as a guinea pig during screening 98.9%
Was given enough time to talk with the person who conducted the screening 97.9%
Felt that questions were answered to satisfaction 98.9%
Felt a great deal comfortable with the person who conducted the screening 78.0%
Felt they could trust the person who conducted the screening a great deal 67.2%
Understanding of HAMS:
Felt they understood the screening process very well
86.6%
Understood very well what HAMS are usually trying to study 81.2%
Understood very well what they have to do if they joined a clinical trial 84.4%
Future enrollment and recommendations:
Very willing to get screened again for an HAMS
80.1%
Would recommend a close friend living with HIV to get screened for an HAMS at the site where they last got screened 98.4%
Would recommend a family member living with HIV to get screened for an HAMS where they last got screened† 96.2%
† Response missing for three participants.
Table 2: Experiences of screening among those who presented for screening by the 52 week follow-up.