Variable HA6 : Can avoid AIDS by not having sex at all

Overview
Type: Discrete
Format: numeric
Width: 1
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 1-9
Valid case(s): 2168 (2178.5)
Invalid: 217 (227.4)
Minimum: 1
Maximum: 9

File: wm

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

Categories

Value Category
1 Yes
2 No
8 DK
9 Missing
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 people reduce their chance of getting infected with the AIDS virus by not having sex at all?
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.

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Generated: MAR-07-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit