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Table 1 Coverage of selected components of informed consent during counseling sessions, with and without the use of visuals

From: Optimizing the HIV/AIDS informed consent process in India

Topic covered Coverage in 30 group education sessions without visuals (Group A) Coverage in 40 group education sessions with visuals (Group B) Chi square χ 2 statistic and significance level
  N % N %  
Mother-to-infant HIV transmission 30 100 40 100 ___
Confidentiality 30 100 38 95 0.2
Right to refuse 29 97 39 98 0.0
Consequences of refusal to test 12 40 22 55 1.4
Social risk 2 7 9 23 4.0*
Benefits of HIV testing 30 100 39 98 0.0
Meaning of signature 21 70 36 90 6.8**
Right to consult 0 0 14 35 12.6***
80% coverage in sessions 9 30 27 68 13.4***
  1. * = P < 0.05, ** = P < 0.01, *** = P < 0.001