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Table 2 Prevalence of enacted HIV stigma

From: HIV stigma in the teaching hospitals in Sana’a, Yemen: a conflict and low-resource setting

Statement Always Often Sometimes Seldom Never
While providing care to PLHIV, I: (n = 320)
 Avoid physical contact with PLHIV (N:310) 175 (55%) 39 (12%) 34 (11%) 30 (9%) 42 (13%)
 Wear gloves during provision of all aspects of care 254 (79.5%) 32 (10%) 14 (4%) 9 (3%) 11 (3.50%)
 Wear double gloves 178 (56%) 54 (17%) 33 (10%) 26 (8%) 29 (9%)
 Destroy the instruments I used in providing the care 148 (46%) 31 (10%) 36 (11%) 41 (13%) 64 (20%)
Breaching confidentiality (n = 320)
 I have the right to disclose the HIV status to the spouse 232 (73%) 42 (13%) 20 (6%) 3 (1%) 23 (7%)
 I have the right to disclose to relatives 192 (60%) 34 (10.5%) 37 (11.5%) 19 (6%) 38 (12%)
 I have the right to disclose to another health care provider 286 (89%) 16 (5%) 10 (3%) 5 (2%) 3 (1%)