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Table 2 Perception of disease and perceived stigma of children on ART at National Pediatric Hospital

From: Perceived stigma by children on antiretroviral treatment in Cambodia

  Perceived stigma No perceived stigma p Total
79 104 183
(43.2%) (56.8%)
Knows his disease* 31 (39.2) 30 (28.8) 0.1 61 (53.9)
Afraid of his/her disease 23 (29.1) 20 (19.2) 0.2 43 (23.5)
Stigma     
Because of his/her disease:
Does not play with others 26 (32.9) 0   26 (14.2)
Not integrated in the area 36 (45.6) 0   36 (19.7)
Not invited by others 34 (43.0) 0   34 (18.6)
Rejected by others 49 (62.0) 0   49 (26.8)
  1. Variables in bold were included in the multivariate analyses. Numbers and (percentages).
  2. *Of 113 children older than 6 years.