Using Latent Class Analysis to Understand the Role of Layered Stigma on Engagement in Care Among HIV Positive Women Who Use Drugs in Ukraine

Tetiana Kiriazova
The term of realization
01.01.2019 - 30.04.2021

Johns Hopkins University

Goals and objectives

1. Empirically identify and characterize patterns of layered stigma (HIV, drug use, and gender-based) among drug using WLWH in Ukraine.

2. Examine the relationship between patterns of layered stigma identified through LCA and mental health outcomes and engagement in HIV care.

3. Qualitatively explore the association between layered stigma class, mental health, and engagement in HIV care.