Table 12

Motivations to participate in HIV cure research (HIV+ vs HIV− participants)

HIV+ N=47HIV– N=71PR
Answered NYes %Missing data
N (%)
Answered NYes %Missing data
N (%)
P value
Hoping for health improvements3510012 (25)479424 (34)0.13
Additional knowledge about HIV infection41986 (13)519820 (28)0.88
Access to medical doctors/researchers379710 (21)469625 (35)0.69
Feel good about contributing to HIV cure research369711 (23)479824 (34)0.85
Knowledge about new treatment options369711 (23)4510026 (37)0.26
Potential for longer, healthier life for self38979 (19)4910022 (31)0.25
Care for community379510 (21)4510026 (37)0.11
Laboratory work without costs359412 (25)489623 (32)0.75
Contributions to scientific knowledge359412 (25)499622 (31)0.73
Potential for longer, healthier life for others40937 (15)509821 (29)0.21
Payment for gas, parking or transportation359112 (25)459826 (37)0.19
Care for future generations378910 (21)409831 (44)0.14
Access to study nurses338514 (30)409531 (44)0.14
Free meals at study sites368311 (23)468325 (35)0.93
  • PR, prevalence ratio.