HIV-related discrimination in european health care settings

Christiana Nöstlinger, Daniela Rojas Castro, Tom Platteau, Sonia Dias, Jean Le Gall, Eurosupport Study Group

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Abstract

This cross-sectional European study assessed self-reported HIV-related discrimination and its associated factors in health care settings. Socio-demographics, health status, support needs relating to sexual and reproductive health (SRH), and self-reported HIV-related discrimination were measured using an anonymous survey in a sample of 1549 people living with HIV from 14 countries. Thirty-two per cent of the participants had experienced HIV-related discrimination during the previous 3 years; almost half of them felt discriminated against by health care providers. For this type of discrimination, logistic regression analysis revealed significant associations with not being a migrant (OR: 2.0; IC 1.0-3.7; p

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)155-161
Number of pages7
JournalAids Patient Care And Stds
Volume28
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2014

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