Different Dimensions of HIV-Related Stigma May Have Opposite Effects on HIV Testing: Evidence Among Young Men and Women in South Africa

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Although HIV-related stigma in general is known to deter HIV-testing, the extent to which different dimensions of stigma independently influence testing behaviour is poorly understood. We used data on young black men (n = 553) and women (n = 674) from the 2009 Cape Area Panel Study to examine the independent effects of stigmatising attitudes, perceived… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10461-013-0636-4

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@article{MaughanBrown2013DifferentDO, title={Different Dimensions of HIV-Related Stigma May Have Opposite Effects on HIV Testing: Evidence Among Young Men and Women in South Africa}, author={Brendan Maughan-Brown and Laura Nyblade}, journal={AIDS and Behavior}, year={2013}, volume={18}, pages={958-965} }