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Table 6 The general reasons for refusal in all facilities

From: Acceptance situation of HIV patients in Japanese dialysis facilities—questionnaire survey by the Infection Survey Subcommittee

  number of responses %
Not enough beds 362 14.4%
No experience of the practice 1915 76.3%
No acceptance of outpatients 148 5.9%
No cooperation with HIV specialists (HIV core hospitals) 305 12.2%
No cooperation with HIV core hospitals 1130 45.0%
Insufficient standard precautions in the facility 645 25.7%
No knowledge of needle piercing accidents 730 29.1%
No stocks of anti HIV drugs 1280 51.0%
Anxiety of HIV infection risk 1630 63.9%
Others 176 7.0%
Number of valid responses 2510