Funding for this research was provided by:
Centre of Excellence (COE), National AIDS Control Organization (NACO (M18017/72/2007/NACO (GF Rd 6), India.)
Received: 29 April 2018
Accepted: 13 December 2018
First Online: 27 December 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was approved by the Ethics committee of Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University (EC registration No- ECR/526/Inst./UP/2014 Dt-31.1.14). All HIV positive men above the age of 18, attending the ART center were eligible for the study. A written informed consent was obtained from all the participants. Baseline demographic data was collected from the cards of the patient maintained in the ART center.
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