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Table 4 Self-reported HIV testing and initiatives of the HIV test in the past three months

From: Development and evaluation of a blended educational programme for general practitioners’ trainers to stimulate proactive HIV testing

  Mean (sd) score at the start of the programme (n = 74) Mean (sd) score after three months of the programme (n = 74) p-value
Self-reported HIV testing behaviour 6-point scale (scale 1–6: never - at least twice a week). 3.3 (1.3) 2.9 (1.1) 0.004
HIV test initiated by the patient (scale 1–5; not-always) 3.8 (0.9) 3.3 (1.0) 0.001
HIV test initiated by GP trainers (scale 1–5; not-always) 2.1 (0.9) 2.2 (0.7) 0.568
HIV test initiated by symptoms or complaints
(scale 1–5; not-always)
1.5 (0.6) 1.7 (0.7) 0.017