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Table 2 Prevalence of short-term outcomes by participant’s gender

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 of disclosure Male   Female   Total
  n % n % N
Negative      
Negative emotional reactions 17 25 15 22.7 32
Positive      
Encouragement 15 22.1 21 31.8 36
Support 3 4.4 4 6.1 7
Did not change in relationship 11 16.2 16 24.2 27
Prevention      
Advice and support offered related to treatment and care 7 10.3 4 6.1 11
Advised on behavioural change 3 4.4 1 1.5 4
Responded with regard to target getting tested 5 7.4 2 3 7
Disclosure 3 4.4 1 1.5 4
Other 4 5.9 2 3 6
Total 68   66   134