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Table 3 Consultations in healthcare settings in the 5 years prior to HIV diagnosis

From: The importance of registration of sexual orientation and recognition of indicator conditions for an adequate HIV risk-assessment

Total Number Percent
  111  
General practitioner
 None 19 17.1
 One consultation 11 9.9
 Two consultations 9 8.1
 Three or more consultations 72 64.9
 One or more HIV tests performed prior to the HIV diagnosis 32 34.8
Medical specialist
 None 49 44.1
 One medical specialist 34 30.6
 Two medical specialist 16 14.4
 Three or more medical specialists 12 10.8
 One or more HIV tests performed prior to the HIV diagnosis 9 14.5
Emergency department
 None 73 65.8
 One consultation 24 21.6
 Two consultations 9 8.1
 Three or more consultations 5 4.5
 One or more HIV tests performed prior to the HIV diagnosis 4 10.5
STI outpatient clinic
 None 55 49.5
 One consultation 16 14.4
 Two consultations 8 7.2
 Three or more consultations 32 28.9
 One or more HIV tests performed prior to the HIV diagnosis 48 85.7