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Table 5 Internalised stigma

From: An exploratory survey measuring stigma and discrimination experienced by people living with HIV/AIDS in South Africa: the People Living with HIV Stigma Index

  N (%) Missing (%)
Blames self 239 (49.2) 14 (2.9)
Feels ashamed 231 (47.5) 20 (4.1)
Feels guilty 199 (40.9) 19 (3.9)
Have low self esteem 155 (31.9) 22 (4.5)
Blame others 109 (22.4) 24 (4.9)
Feels suicidal 72 (14.8) 21 (4.3)
Feel they should be punished 49 (10.08) 23 (4.7)