Table 3

Willingness to use self-collected sexually transmitted infection (STI) and HIV testing kits and acceptable pick-up points for tests among men aged 18–35 years

FactorsAll men (95% CI)18–24 years (95% CI)25–29 years (95% CI)30–35 years (95% CI)p Value for difference between age groups
Denominator (unweighted, weighted)* 411 632130 246124 178157 208
Willingness to use self-collected testing kits for STI/HIV testing
 Willing to provide urine sample for STI testing85.1% (80.1% to 88.8%)88.7% (81.0% to 93.5%)82.1% (71.2% to 89.5%)83.1% (75.2% to 88.9%)0.3687
 Willing to provide mouth swab for HIV testing86.9% (82.4% to 90.4%)95.0% (89.7% to 97.6%)79.7% (69.9% to 87.0%)82.7% (74.2% to 88.9%)0.001
 Acceptable pick-up points for testing kits
  General practice surgery79.7% (74.5% to 84.2%)
  GUM clinic66.8% (60.8% to 72.3%)
  Pharmacy65.4% (59.4% to 71.0%)
  Sent in the post52.2% (46.4% to 58.0%)
  College/university campus41.6% (35.9% to 47.6%)
  School28.1% (23.0% to 33.8%)
  Workplace22.4% (17.8% to 27.8%)
  Youth club20.8% (16.3% to 26.2%)
  Gym18.5% (14.5% to 23.4%)
  Bar/pub/nightclub17.3% (13.3% to 22.3%)
  Recreational/leisure/sport centre/swimming pool13.4% (9.9% to 17.9%)
  Sports club11.7% (8.4% to 16.1%)
  Coffee shop/cafe6.9% (4.6% to 10.3%)
  Other0.4% (0.0% to 3.0%)
  • * Percentages presented for weighted sample.