Table 7

Motivations to participate in HIV cure research

Very important
N (%)
Somewhat important
N (%)
DNK
N (%)
Barely important
N (%)
Not important
N (%)
DNA
N (%)
Missing
N (%)
Additional knowledge about HIV infection61 (52)29 (25)7 (6)1 (1)1 (1)9 (8)10 (9)
Access to medical doctors/researchers50 (42)30 (25)8 (7)2 (2)1 (1)8 (7)19 (16)
Access to study nurses40 (34)26 (22)8 (7)3 (3)4 (3)8 (7)29 (25)
Feel good about contributing to HIV cure research45 (38)36 (31)9 (8)1 (1)1 (1)8 (7)18 (15)
Hoping for health improvements51 (43)28 (24)4 (3)1 (1)2 (2)12 (10)20 (17)
Care for community50 (42)30 (25)7 (6)1 (1)1 (1)7 (6)22 (19)
Knowledge about new treatment options51 (43)29 (25)8 (7)1 (1)6 (5)23 (20)
Laboratory work without costs50 (42)29 (25)5 (4)1 (1)3 (3)8 (7)22 (19)
Free meals at study sites39 (33)29 (25)4 (3)7 (6)7 (6)7 (6)25 (21)
Payment for gas, parking, or transportation46 (39)30 (25)6 (5)2 (2)2 (2)9 (8)23 (20)
Care for future generations45 (38)27 (23)7 (6)2 (2)3 (3)7 (6)27 (23)
Contributions to scientific knowledge51 (43)29 (25)8 (8)2 (2)2 (2)9 (8)17 (14)
Potential for longer, healthier life for self58 (49)28 (24)7 (6)1 (1)8 (7)16 (14)
Potential for longer, healthier life for others60 (51)26 (22)5 (4)1 (1)3 (3)9 (8)14 (12)
  • DNA, does not apply; DNK, do not know.