Assessing the Efficacy of a Voluntary HIV Counseling and Testing Intervention for Pregnant Women and Male Partners in Urumqi City, China

@article{Khoshnood2006AssessingTE,
  title={Assessing the Efficacy of a Voluntary HIV Counseling and Testing Intervention for Pregnant Women and Male Partners in Urumqi City, China},
  author={Kaveh Khoshnood and Katherine Sarah Wilson and Giovanni Filardo and Zhendong Liu and Ng Hon Keung and Zunyou Wu},
  journal={AIDS and Behavior},
  year={2006},
  volume={10},
  pages={671-681}
}
This study investigated the efficacy of voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) in an educated cohort of pregnant women attending antenatal clinics in Urumqi, China. VCT was given to women and their partners (experimental group) or women alone (control group). Both groups were given pre- and post-intervention questionnaires to assess HIV knowledge and willingness to get HIV testing. Multivariate analysis showed that all women improved significantly in HIV knowledge between baseline and follow-up… CONTINUE READING
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