Survey Insights

Project ACCELERATE conducted an online anonymous survey to determine current knowledge and perceptions of HIV self-testing. The survey was conducted between December 17, 2020 and December 30, 2020. It was completed by 387 people.

Key findings from the survey
  • 82%

    of people said they would likely test more often with HIV self-testing.

  • 71%

    of people believe their partners would test more often with HIV self-testing.

  • 91%

    of people were interested in HIV self-testing.

The ability to test at a convenient location and to test alone were among the highest reasons given for why people were interested in HIV self-testing.

Likelihood of testing more frequently with HIV self-testing

Likelihood among respondents  (n=374)
Likelihood among respondents  (n=375)

# By Number     % By Percentage

Note: Likelihood of testing more frequently with HIV self-testing was only asked of HIV negative respondents. The likelihood of sexual partner testing more frequently is among respondents who reported having sexual partners.

What interests you about HIV self-testing?

self-testing for HIV in India is pretty new. As more and more people are welcoming the idea, we wanted to understand what interests people about HIV self-testing. Take a look at this graph to see the answers we got.

What interests you about HIV self-testing? (n=339)

# By Number     % By Percentage

Note: This question was only asked of respondents who indicated an interest in HIV self-testing. This question was asked as a select all that apply question so the percentages shown here are independent of one another.

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