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Table 4 Experiences in living with HIV among Dutch aMASE-study participants (n = 247), 2013–2015

From: Disparities in access to and use of HIV-related health services in the Netherlands by migrant status and sexual orientation: a cross-sectional study among people recently diagnosed with HIV infection

  Total Migrant MSM Non-migrant MSM Migrant heterosexual men Non-migrant heterosexual men Migrant women
(n = 247) (n = 77) (n = 115) (n = 21) (n = 14) (n = 20)
n % n % n % n % n % n %
Disclosure of HIV status to steady partnera 118/126 93.7 32/36 88.9 60/62 96.8 9/10 90.0 8/8 100.0 9/10 90.0
Disclosure of HIV status to friends or family 204/246 82.9 63/77 81.8 97/115 84.3 16/21 76.2 12/14 85.7 16/19 84.2
In contact with any NGO’s for HIV support 56/246 22.7 14/77 18.2 34/115 29.6 3/21 14.3 2/14 14.3 3/20 15.0
Ever been discriminated in the Netherlands because of HIV status 40/246 16.3 19/76 25.0 10/115 8.7 3/21 14.3 2/14 14.3 6/20 30.0
Ever been discriminated in the Netherlands because of ethnicity, race or origin 50/116 43.1 30/76 39.5 NA 9/21 42.9 NA 11/19 57.9
Ever been discriminated in the Netherlands because of sexuality 88/191 46.1 31/76 40.8 57/115 49.6 NA NA NA
  1. MSM men who have sex with men, NGO non-governmental organization, NA Not applicable
  2. a Only participants were included who had a steady partner