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Table 3 HIV status disclosure outcome

From: HIV serostatus disclosure among people living with HIV/AIDS in Mwanza, Tanzania

Experienced outcomes n %
Positive outcomes (n = 252)   
Emotional support 124 49.2%
Freedom to use ART 12 4.8%
Financial support 30 11.9%
Freedom to use ART and emotional support 28 11.1%
Freedom to use ART and financial support 2 0.8%
Financial support, freedom to use ART and emotional support 33 13.1%
Negative outcomes   
Stigma and discrimination (n = 252) 34 13.5%
Divorce (n = 111)† 12 10.8%
  1. †n is the total number of married participants who disclosed their serostatus.