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Table 1 Range of short-term reactions after disclosure

From: HIV/AIDS status disclosure increases support, behavioural change and, HIV prevention in the long term: a case for an Urban Clinic, Kampala, Uganda

Short term outcomes to disclosure Number Percent
Negative   
Negative emotional reaction 32 23.9
Positive   
Encouragement 36 26.9
Support 7 5.2
Did not change in relationship 27 20.1
Prevention   
Advice and support offered related to treatment and care 11 8.2
Advise on behavioural change 4 3.0
Recipient decided to get HIV tested 7 5.2
Recipient disclosed their HIV status 4 3.0
Other 6 4.5
Total 134 100