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Table 4 Reasons for not using VCT services (n = 60)

From: Factors influencing uptake of voluntary counselling and testing services for HIV/AIDS in the Lower Manya Krobo Municipality (LMKM) in the Eastern Region of Ghana: a cross-sectional household survey

Response Frequency (n) Percentage (%)
Stigmatisation of HIV/AIDS 32 53.0
Unaware of VCT services 19 32.0
No need, HIV/AIDS cannot be cured 3 5.0
I engage in only protected sex 2 3.0
I cannot contract HIV/AIDS 1 2.0
Test results are unreliable 1 2.0
Being positive will hasten my death 2 3.0
  1. Notes: results by description analyses