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Testing for HIV remains an approach for preventing HIV and for accessing treatment for infected individuals. There is little information on predictors of HIV testing in men who have sex with men (MSM) in Sub-Saharan Africa, where there is often restricted access to treatment for stigmatised minorities. To understand factors associated with HIV testing in MSM in Tanzania, we analysed data from 271 MSM in Dar es Salaam. Tanzanian NIMR IRB approval was duly obtained (NIMR/HQ/R.8A/Vol.IX/822).
Sample median age was 24 years; the majority had completed secondary education, with a fifth of them educated beyond this level; …