Variable HA8 : Healthy-looking person can have AIDS

Type: Continuous
Format: numeric
Width: 1
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 1-9
Valid case(s): 3633 (3633)
Invalid: 322 (322)
Minimum: 1
Maximum: 9

File: wm

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


Value Category Cases weighted
1 Yes 1519 1519 41.8%
2 No 1618 1618 44.5%
8 DK 0 0 0.0%
9 Missing 496 496 13.7%

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: OCT-21-2009 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit