Variable ha9c : By breastfeeding

Overview
Type: Continuous
Format: numeric
Width: 1
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 1-9
Valid case(s): 11066
Invalid: 16498
Minimum: 1
Maximum: 9

File: wm

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

Categories

Value Category Cases
1 Yes 6314 57.1%
2 No 2011 18.2%
8 DK 2740 24.8%
9 Missing 1 0.0%
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
Can the AIDS virus be transmitted from a mother to a baby?

By breastfeeding?
Interviewer instructions
An understanding of more in-depth AIDS-related knowledge is obtained with this question, which aims to determine whether the woman knows that a mother who has AIDS can pass on the disease to her baby. 

Ask each item one at a time and circle the code for the response given. The items ask whether the respondent thinks that a mother with AIDS can transfer the disease to her baby 'During pregnancy', 'During delivery' or 'By breastfeeding' him/her. Circle '1' for 'Yes' and '2' for 'No' for each of the items. If the woman does not know the answer or is unsure, circle '8'.
Generated: MAR-10-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit