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Table 2 Questions Exploring Stigma Resulting From HIV Vaccine Trial Participation

From: Knowledge and attitudes towards HIV vaccines among Soweto adolescents

How important is stigma in making decisions about trial participation? Very n (%) Somewhat n (%) Slightly n (%) Not at all n (%)
I may be discriminated against at school if I volunteer 41 (18) 30 (13) 32 (14) 130 (56)
People may avoid me if I volunteer in a vaccine trial 40 (17) 25 (11) 41 (17) 132 (55)
People may think I have HIV or AIDS if I volunteer in a vaccine trial 26 (11) 37 (17) 37 (17) 136 (58)
People may think I am at high risk of HIV if I am in a study 44 (19) 32 (14) 38 (16) 117 (51)
People may not want to have sex with me if I am in a study 56 (23) 17 (7) 35 (15) 132 (55)