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Table 3 Response of the general population to TB stigma related questions

From: Stigma matters in ending tuberculosis: Nationwide survey of stigma in Ethiopia

Stigma related questions (N = 1668)AgreeIndifferentDisagree
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If yourself got TB, you would want it to remain secret.19811.9613.7140984.5
If a member of your family got TB, you would want it to remain secret.19411.6633.8141184.6
If you had TB, others would think less of you.30218.11649.8120272.1
If you had TB, you would be ashamed or embarrassed.25014.9794.7133980.3
If you had TB, others would avoid you.40324.220512.3106063.6
If you had TB, you would be asked to stay away from a social group.25115.119111.5122673.5
If you had TB, you would not disclose even to a confidant1649.8915.5141384.7
If you had TB, you would think less of yourself.27316.41086.5128777.2
If you had TB, others would think less of your family.1096.5432.6151690.9
  1. A total of nine items were used to assess stigma and they had high internal consistency (Cronbach’s alpha = 0.98)