Cameroon

The People Living with HIV Stigma Index in The Cameroon was conducted in between October 2010 and February 2011.

The study involved a sample of 1284 people living with HIV. Seventy percent (70%) of respondents were women (n=897) and 30% were men (n=387). Just over 70% of respondents (70.6%) were aged between 30 and 49. Most respondents had been living with HIV for less than 10 years (92.6%) with the largest percentage of respondents, 42.6%, living with HIV for 1-4 years, while a further 30.5% for 5-9 years and 19.5% for less than 1 year.

Over half of respondents (57.6%, n=739) of respondents lived with a spouse or partner; 21.1% (n=271) had a spouse or partner but did not live with her/him; while 42.4% (n=545) were single (unmarried, divorced or widowed). Over 70% of respondents (74.7%, n=959) reported that they were sexually active.

The full report is provided here.

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