|Attitudes about people living with HIV/AIDS, community residents of kebeles, Arba Minch, Ethiopia|
|Blame or Shame:||
|HIV is a punishment from God for bad behavior||74%||22%||4%|
|People with HIV should be ashamed of themselves||36%||62%||2%|
|I would be ashamed to be seen in public with friend known to have AIDS||29%||71%||1%|
|I would not buy vegetables in the market from someone who had AIDS||27%||71%||2%|
|PLWH in our kebele would not be welcome in weddings or parties||15%||85%||< 1%|
|PLWH in our kebele would probably be abandoned or sent away by their spouse or family||18%||81%||1%|
|Support for PLWH:|
|If PLWH in our kebele, community should help socially support them||92%||6%||1%|
|If PLWH in our kebele, community should share responsibility for their care and treatment||87%||10%||3%|
|PLWH deserve our compassion and support||94%||4%||3%|
Abbreviations: PLWH: Person living with HIV/AIDS; DK = Don’t know.
Lifson et al.
Lifson et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2012 12:6 doi:10.1186/1472-698X-12-6