Table 1

Key demographic profiles of eligible participants in the study, stratified by group of routine provider-initiated HIV testing and counselling (PITC) and oral rapid HIV testing

Demographic profile Total (n=1574) Routine PITC (n=758)
n (%)
Oral rapid HIV testing (n=816)
n (%)
χ2 Test, p value
Sex <0.001, 0.509
 Male639308 (40.6)331 (40.6)
 Female935450 (59.4)485 (59.4)
Age (years) 0.072, 0.995
 18–29540262 (34.6)278 (34.1)
 30–39256122 (16.1)134 (16.4)
 40–49295142 (18.7)153 (18.8)
 >49483232 (30.6)251 (30.8)
Monthly income (RMB) 0.18, 0.67
 ≤1500544258 (34.0)286 (35.0)
 >15001030500 (66.0)530 (65.0)
Oral disease occurred 0.655, 0.418
 Common oral or dental problems1508723 (95.4)785 (96.2)
 Opportunistic oral infection6635 (4.6)31 (3.8)
Education 0.036, 0.982
 Illiteracy and primary school362173 (22.8)189 (23.2)
 High school700337 (44.5)363 (44.5)
 College and above512248 (32.7)264 (32.4)