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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the participants (N = 156)

From: Adaptation and validation of a culturally adapted HIV stigma scale in Myanmar

Variables N (%)
Gender
 Male 97 (62.20%)
 Female 58 (37.70%)
 Transgender 1 (0.6%)
Ethnicity
 Bamar 120 (76.9%)
 Chin 2 (1.3%)
 Kachin 3 (1.9%)
 Kayin 7 (4.5%)
 Kayah 1 (0.6%)
 Mon 8 (5.1%)
 Rakhine 4 (2.6%)
 Shan 6 (3.9%)
 Othersa 5 (3.2%)
Marital status
 Married or steady partner 63 (40.6%)
 Widowed 18 (11.6%)
 Separated 6 (3.9%)
 Divorced 10 (6.5%)
 Single, never married 58 (37.4%)
Educational level
 Middle school graduation 16 (10.3%)
 High school graduation 64 (41.0%)
 Professional (vocational) training school graduation 2 (1.3%)
 Some College but no degree 24 (15.4%)
 College graduation 47 (30.1%)
 Post college graduate 3 (1.9%)
Employment status
 No 32 (20.6%)
 Part time 28 (18.1%)
 Full time 96 (61.3%)
Health insurance
 Not enough 127 (81.2%)
 Just enough 29 (18.8%)
  1. aPalaung, Islam, Tamil