Table 2

HIV testing and counselling practices*

HIV testing performed in the EDn=418
 Counselling documented28 (6.7; 4.5 to 9.5)
 Counselling documented as deferred42 (10; 7.3 to 13.3)
 Counselling or deferral not documented348 (83.3; 79.3 to 86.7)
Counselling deferred to the wardn=42
 Counselling documented in inpatient record15 (35.7; 21.6 to 52.0)
 Counselling not documented in inpatient record27 (64.3; 48.0 to 78.4)
HIV testing performed in the wardn=1214
 Pretest and post-test counselling documented176 (14.5; 12.6 to 16.6)
 Only pretest counselling documented34 (2.8; 1.9 to 3.9)
 Counselling not documented1004 (82.7; 80.4 to 84.8)
  • *Values are counts (%; 95% CIs).

  • ED, emergency department.