Reason for non disclosure Male   Freq(%)       Female  Freq(%) Total   Freq(%)
He/She might leave me     2 (20%)    3(33.3%)  5(26.3%)
  He/She might be afraid of catching  HIV from me 1(10.0%)   0(0%)    1(5.3%)
  He/She might think I am a bad person   2 (20%)    3(33.3%)  5(26.3%)
  He/She is too young to handle it         1(10.0%)    0(0%)     1(5.3%)  
      The person may tell others  3(30.0%)   2(22.2%)   5(26.3)
        He/ She might think I am  unfaithful 1(10.0%) 1(11.1%)     2(10.5%)
Table 4: Barriers of respondents for HIV status disclosing among PLWHAs, Assela, Arsi zone 2012/13.