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Table 2 Descriptive characteristics of intention to adopt ARTAS given endorsement from various stakeholder groups (N = 44)

From: An exploratory study to examine intentions to adopt an evidence-based HIV linkage-to-care intervention among state health department AIDS directors in the United States

Item M SD Agree or strongly agree (%)
If ARTAS was recommended and endorsed by [ stakeholder group ], I would adopt it for use in my state, city, or territory.    
Stakeholder groups:    
... other departments in my geographic region 3.34 0.56 34.1%
... a state, city, or territory AIDS director who I respected and trusted 3.56 0.69 50.0%
... academic researchers 3.45 0.66 40.9%
... community-based organizations that have used it in the past 3.36 0.65 36.4%
... health departments that have used it in the past 3.50 0.62 47.7%
... professional organizations (e.g., HIV Medicine Association) 3.25 0.62 30.2%
... HIV/AIDS-related councils or groups (e.g., National Minority AIDS Council) 3.29 0.63 34.1%
... National Alliance of State and Territory AIDS Directors (NASTAD) 3.68 0.77 54.5%
... activist organizations (e.g., Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project) 3.23 0.64 25.6%
... reputable, online websites (e.g., www.thebody.com) 3.11 0.57 18.2%
... as part of the National AIDS Strategy 3.75 0.78 59.1%
... Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) 3.65 0.77 56.8%
... Veterans Administration (VA) 3.22 0.64 25.0%
... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 3.77 0.80 59.1%
  1. Note: 1 = strongly disagree, 2 = disagree, 3 = neither agree nor disagree, 4 = agree, 5 = strongly agree.
  2. ARTAS = Antiretroviral Treatment Access Study.