"She Told Them, Oh That Bitch Got AIDS": Experiences of Multilevel HIV/AIDS-Related Stigma Among African American Women Living with HIV/AIDS in the South.

@article{Fletcher2016SheTT,
  title={"She Told Them, Oh That Bitch Got AIDS": Experiences of Multilevel HIV/AIDS-Related Stigma Among African American Women Living with HIV/AIDS in the South.},
  author={Faith E. Fletcher and Lucy Annang Ingram and Jelani C. Kerr and Meredith K Buchberg and Libby Bogdan-Lovis and Sean Philpott-Jones},
  journal={AIDS patient care and STDs},
  year={2016},
  volume={30 7},
  pages={
          349-56
        }
}
African American women bear a disproportionate burden of HIV/AIDS in the United States. Although they constitute only 13% of the US population, African Americans account for nearly 65% of all new HIV infections among American women. In addition, this population suffers comparatively greater adverse health outcomes related to HIV status. African American women living with HIV in the South may be further burdened by HIV/AIDS stigma, which is comparatively more pronounced in this region. To… CONTINUE READING
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