Table 2

PrEP referrals and uptake

PrEP total Referrals (N=347)N/total (%)
Declined185/347 (53)
Accepted
Choice=PrEP-RN*
Initiated
Retrained
162/347 (47)
129/162 (80)
89/129 (69)
58/89 (69)
Treatment statusDischarged
Active
Lost to follow-up
32/89 (36)
27/89 (30)
30/89 (34)
Treatment completionOn-protocol†
Off-protocol
Lost to follow
14/89 (16)
31/89 (35)
44/89 (49)
Off-protocol completion timeToo fast
Too slow
31/31 (100)
0/31 (0)
  • *Versus other available (physician-led) PrEP clinics.

  • †‘On-protocol’ denotes that the participant wasusing PrEP and attending visits according to extant guidelines. ‘Off protocol’ signals that the participant was using PrEP but was attending visits that didnot align with extant guidelines.

  • PrEP-RN, pre-exposure prophylaxis-registered nurse.