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The HIV disclosure and sexual practices of people living with HIV/AIDS on antiretroviral therapy at Mbabane National Referral VCT/ART centre, Swaziland

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dc.contributor.advisor Van der Wal, Dirk Mostert
dc.contributor.author Okoth, Patrick Paul
dc.date.accessioned 2012-06-07T12:40:28Z
dc.date.available 2012-06-07T12:40:28Z
dc.date.issued 2011-12
dc.identifier.citation Okoth, Patrick Paul (2011) The HIV disclosure and sexual practices of people living with HIV/AIDS on antiretroviral therapy at Mbabane National Referral VCT/ART centre, Swaziland, University of South Africa, Pretoria, <http://hdl.handle.net/10500/5755> en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10500/5755
dc.description.abstract This quantitative study sought to identify and describe factors influencing HIV disclosure and sexual practices among 340 PLWHA on ART at Mbabane National Referral VCT/ART Centre, Swaziland. Data were collected using a structured questionnaire. A high general HIV disclosure rate (94.1%; f=320; N=340) was observed of which 57.5% (f=184; n=320) was to sexual partners. X2 procedures indicate an association with gender, residential region, religion, and period of being on ART. The majority (70.2%; f=179; n=255) of the respondents used condoms all the time to avoid infecting their sexual partners (99.2%; f=243; n=245) and to avoid contracting STIs (99.2%; f=243; n=245). X2 procedures indicate an association with gender, residential region, marital status, number of sexual partners, knowledge of the HIV status of sexual partners and period of being on ART. The single leading reason for not using the condom was sexual partners’ refusal to use condoms (85.7%; f=54; n=63). en
dc.format.extent 1 online resource (xxxiii, 349 p.)
dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject HIV status
dc.subject HIV disclosure
dc.subject Sexual practices
dc.subject Risky sexual behaviour
dc.subject Safer sex
dc.subject Antiretroviral therapy
dc.subject HIV treatment
dc.subject People living with HIV/AIDS
dc.subject ART in Swaziland
dc.subject Positive prevention
dc.subject.ddc 616.97920096887
dc.subject.lcsh HIV-positive persons -- Treatment -- Swaziland -- Mbabane
dc.subject.lcsh Sexual behavior -- Swaziland -- Mbabane
dc.subject.lcsh AIDS (Disease) -- Treatment -- Swaziland -- Mbabane
dc.subject.lcsh Antiretroviral agents -- Swaziland -- Mbabane
dc.subject.lcsh Safe sex in AIDS prevention -- Swaziland -- Mbabane
dc.title The HIV disclosure and sexual practices of people living with HIV/AIDS on antiretroviral therapy at Mbabane National Referral VCT/ART centre, Swaziland en
dc.type Dissertation en
dc.description.department Health Studies
dc.description.degree M.A.(Health Studies)


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