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Table 1 Ranges and means of the different domains of stigma experienced by the participants

From: Quantification and factors associated with HIV-related stigma among persons living with HIV/AIDS on antiretroviral therapy at the HIV-day care unit of the Bamenda Regional Hospital, North West Region of Cameroon

Stigma domain(lowest to highest score) Minimum score recorded Maximum score recorded Mean score ± SD in males Mean score ± SD in females p-value Mean± SDa(male and female)
Personalized (18–72) 18 65 40.06 ± 10.51 39.93 ± 9.75 0.9195 39.98±10.00
Disclosure (10–40) 12 34 22.87 ± 4.65 23.67 ± 4.80 0.1596 23.39±4.76
Negative self- image (13–52) 14 48 26.96 ± 6.15 27.58 ± 6.85 0.4235 27.38±6.61
Public attitude (20–80) 20 73 45.09 ± 11.44 44.99 ± 11.05 0.9382 45.03±11.17
HIV stigma overall (40–160) 44 138 87.65 ± 18.62 88.64 ± 18.89 0.6608 88.3±18.80
  1. aStandard Deviation