Variable Overall 22-45 years 46-79 years
Total N 45 23 22
How much of a concern is HIV/AIDS for your Church or religious organization?:
Concern (%) 18 (40) 9 (39) 9 (41)
Great Concern (%) 22 (49) 10 (43) 12 (55)
Little Concern (%) 5 (11.) 4 (18) 1 (5)
Do you think that HIV+ individuals can come to your religious community and feel welcomed?:
Yes (%) 45 (100) 23 (100) 22 (100)
What concerns do you think members of your religious community have about those who have HIV/AIDS?
They may spread the disease in the community
Yes (%) 8 (18) 3 (13) 5 (23)
There is no way to help them:
Yes (%) 1 (2) 1 (4) 0 (0)
They are immoral people and do not follow God:
Yes (%) 1 (2) 1 (4) 0 (0)
They are homosexuals:
Yes (%) 2 (4) 0 (0) 2 (9)
They need assistance that the Church can provide:
Yes (%) 38 (84) 20 (87) 18 (82)
They need assistance but Church not the place for it:
Yes (%) 4 (9) 1 (4) 3 (14)
No concerns:
Yes (%) 2 (4) 2 (9) 0 (0)
Other:
Yes (%) 3 (7) 3 (13) 0 (0)
AIDS-related stigma:
Less (%) 9 (20) 5 (22) 4 (18)
Great (%) 36 (80) 18 (78) 18 (82)