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Table 2 HIV testing practices at student health centers during the 2010–2011 academic year (N = 31)

From: HIV testing practices among New England college health centers

HIV antibody testing offered  
  Yes 90% (28/31)
  No 10% (4/31)
Rapid HIV antibody testing offered  
  Yes 38% (10/26)
  No 62% (16/26)
Failure of students to receive results  
  Never 53% (9/17)
  Infrequently 41% (7/17)
  Sometimes 6% (1/17)
Number of HIV tests  
  Total 7537
  Mean (n = 28) 269
Number of positive tests  
  Total 4
Cost of HIV testing (no insurance)  
  Mean $26 ($12.50 - $65)
  Median $25
Written consent required  
  Yes 43% (12/28)
  No 57% (16/28)
Anonymous testing offered  
  Yes 21% (6/28)
  No 79% (22/28)
Appointment needed  
  Yes 68% (19/28)
  No 32% (9/28)
Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) available  
  Yes 34% (10/29)
  No 66% (19/29)
Comfortable with recognition of acute HIV infection  
  Yes 71% (22/31)
  No 29% (9/31)
Diagnosis of acute HIV infection (ever)  
  Yes 16% (5/31)
  No 84% (26/31)
Viral load testing available  
  Yes 70% (21/30)
  No 30% (9/30)