A question module for assessing community stigma towards HIV in rural India.

@article{Vlassoff2013AQM,
  title={A question module for assessing community stigma towards HIV in rural India.},
  author={Carol Vlassoff and Mitchell g. Weiss and Shobha Suryaprakasa Rao},
  journal={Journal of biosocial science},
  year={2013},
  volume={45 3},
  pages={359-74}
}
This paper describes a simple question module to assess community stigma in rural India. Fear of stigma is known to prevent people from seeking HIV testing and to contribute to further disease transmission, yet relatively little attention has been paid to community stigma and ways of measuring it. The module, based on a vignette of a fictional HIV-positive woman, was administered to 494 married women and 186 unmarried male and female adolescents in a village in rural Maharashtra, India. To… CONTINUE READING

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