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Table 2 Sero-positive HIV status disclosure experience among HIV Positive pregnant women

From: Disclosure experience to partner and its effect on intention to utilize prevention of mother to child transmission service among HIV positive pregnant women attending antenatal care in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Variable Number %
Disclosure of HIV status to sexual partner (n = 107)
 Yes 78 72.9
 No 29 27.1
Duration of time for disclosure since diagnose (n = 78)   
 < 1 month 51 65.4
 1–2 months 10 12.8
 3–4 months 11 14.1
 >4 months 6 7.7
Disclosure of HIV Status to others (n = 107)
 Yes 43 40.2
 No 64 59.8
Disclosure of HIV status to family members (n = 43)
 Father 6 12.8
 Mother 24 51.1
 Sister(s) 8 17.0
 Brother(s) 2 4.3
 Others 3 6.4
Reasons for disclosure of HIV status to sexual partner (n = 78)
 Ethical responsibility 5 6.4
 Concern for partner’s health 52 66.7
 Encouragement from counselors 14 17.9
 Positive social support 1 1.3
Discussion about VCT before HIV test (n = 78)
 Yes 49 45.8
 No 29 27.1