Variable ha9a : AIDS from mother to child during pregnancy

Type: Discrete
Format: numeric
Width: 1
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 1-9
Invalid: 8, 9
Valid case(s): 8493
Invalid: 978

File: wm

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


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 the HIV virus be transmitted from a mother to a baby during pregnancy?
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. 

Record '1' for 'Yes' and '2' for 'No' for each of the items. If the woman does not know the answer or is unsure, record '8'.
Generated: APR-28-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit