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Table 5 Risk predictors for stigmatizing attitudes towards persons living with HIV among rural Vietnamese adults (n = 1764)

From: Community patterns of stigma towards persons living with HIV: A population-based latent class analysis from rural Vietnam

Reference group is Class 1 (least stigmatizing) Class 2
Ambivalent
aOR (95% CI)
Class 3
Highly stigmatizing
aOR (95% CI)
Sex   
   Male 1.0 1.0
   Female 1.09 (0.79-1.50) 1.84 (1.42-2.37)**
Long-term outmigration   
   No 1.0 1.0
   Yes 0.84 (0.53-1.33) 0.61 (0.40-0.91)*
Education   
   Primary 1.00 1.00
   Secondary 0.78 (0.48-1.27) 0.45 (0.32-0.62)**
   Tertiary 1.12 (0.60-2.09) 0.19 (0.10-0.35)**
Heard of HIV from more sources   
   No 1.0 1.0
   Yes 2.01 (1.41-2.88)** 0.44 (0.30-0.66)**
Feels at risk for HIV   
   No 1.0 1.0
   Yes 0.54 (0.33-0.90)* 0.42 (0.27-0.66)**
Knows someone with HIV   
   No 1.0 1.0
   Yes 0.32 (0.22-0.46)** 0.76 (0.58-0.99)*
  1. Notes: aOR = adjusted odds ratio; data are reported as aORs adjusted by all other variables in the model.
  2. * p < 0.05 ** p < 0.001