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Table 1 Intervention messages

From: The effects of HIV testing advocacy messages on test acceptance: a randomized clinical trial

Intervention messages
Control message One-sided message Two-sided message with a superficial objection Two-sided message with a serious objection
The HIV test tells you if you are infected with HIV, the virus which can cause AIDS. AIDS destroys your body’s ability to fight illness. The HIV test tells you if you are infected with HIV, the virus which can cause AIDS. AIDS destroys your body’s ability to fight illness. The HIV test tells you if you are infected with HIV, the virus which can cause AIDS. AIDS destroys your body’s ability to fight illness. The HIV test tells you if you are infected with HIV, the virus which can cause AIDS. AIDS destroys your body’s ability to fight illness.
If you get the HIV test, we take a swab of saliva from your mouth, and in about 20 minutes you get the result. If you get the HIV test, we take a swab of saliva from your mouth, and in about 20 minutes you get the result. If you get the HIV test, we take a swab of saliva from your mouth, and in about 20 minutes you get the result.
If you get the HIV test, we take a swab of saliva from your mouth, and in about 20 minutes you get the results. There are many benefits of getting the HIV test: There are some reasons that people give for not getting the HIV test. For example, some people may not get tested because they think it is inconvenient to wait 20 minutes to get the result. There are some reasons that people give for not getting the HIV test. Some people do not get tested for HIV because they are afraid that they will find out that they have HIV infection.
- If you detect HIV early, you can get treatments that can greatly improve your long term health. But 20 minutes is a fairly short time to wait and there are many benefits of getting the HIV test: But there are many benefits of getting the HIV test and finding out your results:
- If you know you have HIV, you can do things to protect the ones you love. - If you detect HIV early, you can get treatments that can greatly improve your long term health. - If you detect HIV early, you can get treatments that can greatly improve your long term health.
- If you are thinking about getting pregnant, you can get treatments to protect the baby from HIV. - If you know you have HIV, you can do things to protect the ones you love. - If you know you have HIV, you can do things to protect the ones you love.
- If the test shows you don’t have HIV, you will feel relieved. - If you are thinking about getting pregnant, you can get treatments to protect the baby from HIV. - If you are thinking about getting pregnant, you can get treatments to protect the baby from HIV.
- If the test shows you don’t have HIV, you will feel relieved. - If the test shows you don’t have HIV, you will feel relieved.