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Table 2 Differences in barriers between HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected participants at baseline

From: Assessing rates and contextual predictors of 5-year mortality among HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected individuals following HIV testing in Durban, South Africa

  Overall, n = 4816 HIV-infected, n = 1897 HIV-uninfected, n = 2919 P *
Barrier domain reported, n (%)
 Service delivery 1152 [24] 566 (30) 586 (20) < 0.001
  Too long to see nurse/MD 1016 [21] 506 (27) 510 (18) < 0.001
  Not treated with respect 179 (4) 93 (5) 86 (3) 0.002
 Financial 831 (17) 423 (22) 408 (14) < 0.001
  Cost of transport 731 (15) 377 (20) 354 (12) < 0.001
  Cost of medication 760 (16) 392 (21) 368 (13) < 0.001
 Personal Health 1247 [26] 596 (31) 651 (22) < 0.001
  Not sick enough 1059 [22] 503 (27) 556 (19) < 0.001
  Too sick 433 (9) 244 (13) 189 (7) < 0.001
 Logistical 656 (14) 334 (18) 322 (11) < 0.001
  Could not get off work 382 (8) 213 (11) 169 (6) < 0.001
  Taking care of someone else 371 (8) 182 (10) 189 (7) < 0.001
 Structural 1110 [23] 540 (29) 570 (20) < 0.001
  Did not know where to find care 398 (8) 181 (10) 217 (8) 0.033
  Difficult hours 778 (16) 402 (21) 376 (13) < 0.001
  Language barrier 231 (5) 112 (6) 119 (4) 0.014
  Transport 688 (14) 353 (19) 335 (12) < 0.001