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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of lay providers and end users of HIV testing at AHF-checkpoint

From: Community-based HIV testing in The Netherlands: experiences of lay providers and end users at a rapid HIV test checkpoint

Characteristic Lay providers (n = 10) End users (n = 5) Total (n = 15)
n (%) n (%) n (%)
Sex    
 Male 7 (70) 5 (100) 12 (80)
 Female 3 (30) 0 (0) 3 (20)
Region of origin    
 Western 6 (60) 2 (40) 8 (53)
 Non-Western 4 (40) 3 (60) 7 (47)
Age (years)    
 < 25 0 (0) 1 (20) 1 (7)
 25–39 7 (70) 4 (80) 11 (73)
 40–64 3 (30) 0 (0) 3 (20)
Mean (SD) age (years) 35.0 (8.1) 28.6 (6.1) 32.9 (7.9)
Education level
 VETa 3 (30) 4 (80) 7 (47)
 Higher educationb 7 (70) 1 (20) 8 (53)
Sexual preference
 Female    
  Heterosexual 2 (20) 0 (0) 2 (13)
  Bisexual 1 (10) 0 (0) 1 (7)
 Male    
  Gay 7 (70) 4 (80) 11 (73)
  Bisexual 0 (0) 1 (20) 1 (7)
  1. aVET: Vocational education and training (Dutch abbreviation ‘MBO’)
  2. bHigher education: research-oriented and professional oriented (Dutch abbreviation ‘WO’ and ‘HBO’)