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Table 2 Barriers to HIV status disclosure to children living with HIV (N = 168)

From: Healthcare workers’ perspectives and practices regarding the disclosure of HIV status to children in Malawi: a cross-sectional study

Characteristic Strongly agree/ agree n (%) Neither agree nor disagree n (%) Strongly disagree/disagree n (%)
Inadequate knowledge on disclosure 142 (85) 10 (6) 16 (9)
Lack of standard tool for disclosure 141 (84) 9 (5) 18 (11)
Lack of training on disclosure 142 (85) 12 (7) 14 (8)
Pressure of work 79 (47) 26 (15) 63 (38)
Lack of cooperation with primary caregivers 74 (44) 17 (10) 77 (46)
Unwillingness of primary caregivers 106 (63) 11 (7) 51 (30)
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