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Table 2 Participants’ disclosure of HIV status

From: Retention in care and adherence to HIV and AIDS treatment in Anambra State Nigeria

Variable Public
(N = 635) frequency (%)
Private
(N = 635) frequency (%)
Total
(N = 1270) frequency (%)
Chi square (χ2) p-value
Participants who have disclosed their HIV status to someone
 Yes 566 (89.1) 561 (88.3) 1127 (88.7) 0.18 0.657
 No 69 (10.9) 74 (11.7) 143 (11.3)   
 Who the Participants disclosed their HIV status toa N = 566 N = 561 N = 1127   
 Spouse 301 (53.2) 362 (64.5) 663 (58.8) 11.74 < 0.001
 Siblings 248 (43.8) 170 (30.3) 418 (37.1) 21.70 < 0.001
 Parents 107 (18.9) 104 (18.5) 211 (18.7) 0.05 0.821
 Friends 31 (5.5) 28 (5.0) 59 (5.2) 0.16 0.689
 In law 7 (1.2) 8 (1.4) 15 (1.3) 0.07 0.795
 Colleague at work 5 (0.9) 6 (1.1) 11 (1.0) 0.09 0.762
 Neighbour 7 (87.5) 1 (12.5) 8 (0.6) 3.15 0.076
 Othersb 76 (13.4) 45 (8.0) 121 (10.7) 8.78 0.003
  1. aMultiple response allowed
  2. bChildren