Attitudes Towards HIV Research Participation

October 25, 2022

Little is known about how payment affects individuals’ decisions to participate in HIV research. Using data from a U.S. survey of people living with HIV (N = 292), we examined potential research participants’ attitudes toward payment, perceived study risk based on payment amount, and preferred payment forms, and how these factors vary by sociodemographic characteristics. This infographic highlights the importance of payment in research participation, including the view of payment as a benefit and also disincentives to participation.