Variable HA8 : Healthy-looking person to have AIDS

Type: Discrete
Format: numeric
Width: 1
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 1-9
Valid case(s): 4765 (4772.1)
Invalid: 212 (117.9)
Minimum: 1
Maximum: 8

File: wm

Women aged 15-49
Source of information
The eligible woman selected for interview


Value Category Cases Weighted
1 Yes 3174 3260 68.3%
2 No 488 472 9.9%
8 DK 1103 1041 21.8%
9 Missing 0 0 0.0%
Sysmiss 212 118
Warning: these figures indicate the number of cases found in the data file. They cannot be interpreted as summary statistics of the population of interest.

Literal question
Is it possible for a healthy-looking person to have the AIDS virus?
Interviewer instructions
The following questions ask the respondent about specific ways to avoid HIV transmission. They focus on programmatically important ways to avoid HIV - by limiting the number of partners and by using condoms. They also probe into misconceptions concerning HIV transmission, through mosquito bites or sharing food, for example. 

For questions HA2-HA8, circle the code for the response given. If the respondent cannot provide a 'Yes' or 'No' answer, circle '8' for 'DK'. Do not prompt the respondent or indicate the 'correct' answer in any way.

Generated: MAR-18-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit