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Table 3 Family support and discrimination over time

From: Family support, discrimination, and quality of life among ART-treated HIV-infected patients: a two-year study in China

Items   Baseline 6 month 12 month 24 month
n % n % n % n %
Disclosed HIV positive status to family Yes 265 81.3 232 92.8 242 93.1 237 96.7
No or no any family 61 18.7 18 7.2 18 6.9 8 3.3
Family provides supports No 27 9.6 20 8.2 10 4.5 13 5.7
Yes 254 90.4 224 91.8 210 95.5 217 94.3
Family provides psychological support Yes 228 80.3 193 79.1 186 84.5 180 78.3
No 56 19.7 51 20.9 34 15.5 50 21.7
Family provides financial support Yes 207 72.9 176 72.1 147 66.8 127 55.2
no 77 27.1 68 27.9 73 33.2 103 44.8
Family provides physical care support yes 182 64.1 175 71.7 164 74.5 149 64.8
No 102 35.9 69 28.3 56 25.5 81 35.2
Satisfaction with decision to disclose HIV+ status to family Satisfied/Very satisfied 224 84.8 186 80.5 180 86.1 199 90.5
Somewhat (or not) satisfied 40 15.2 45 19.5 29 13.9 21 9.5
Felt discrimination from family Yes 35 12.8 22 9.6 21 10.0 12 5.5
Never 239 87.2 207 90.4 189 90.0 207 94.5
Patients have found themselves not visiting family because patients thought they would not be welcomed Yes 79 28.1 45 18.7 39 18.1 30 13.3
Never 202 71.9 196 81.3 176 81.9 195 86.7
Patient fears abandonment by family Yes 50 20.7 37 16.2 24 12.0 18 8.4
No 192 79.3 191 83.8 176 88.0 197 91.6