STIKES PAPUA SORONG
Alama korespondensi :
Jl. Kanal Victory km 10 Kota Sorong Papua Barat
Voluntary, Counseling and Testing (VCT) is an activity voluntary counseling and confidential, before and after blood test of HIV. Utilization of VCT still very low, in Sub Sahara 12% of male and 10% of female. In Indonesia, is 18% of injecting Drug User (IDU), 15% of Women Sex Workers (WSW) 3% of WSW customer, and 15% of Mess Sex with Men (MSM). The aim of the study was to analyze the determinant proxy of Utilization VCT. The Study was the observational with design cross-sectional study, Sample size was 110 respondents selected by simple random sampling. A statistic analyze with chi-square test and multiple regression at 95% level of significance (p<0,05). The
result indicate no correlation between independent variables (knowledge of HIV and AIDS, Counseling, promotion, and sexual behavior) with the utilization of VCT. No correlation between knowledge of HIV and AIDS, Counseling and promotion with the access of HIV and AIDS services. The utilization of VCT and sexual behavior had a correlation with the access of HIV and AIDS services. The determinant proxy of access of HIV and AIDS services was utilization of VCT. It is recommended that utilization of VCT have to optimized with promotion of VCT and needed the government’s commitment to prevent HIV and AIDS. Keywords: Acces of HIV and AIDS services, utilization of VCT, Knowledge of VCT,
Counselling, Sexual behavior, Promotion of VCT.