Codes and Frequencies
AIDGETNEDL indicates whether the respondent believes HIV/AIDS can be transmitted through unsterilized needles or syringes.
The related variable AIDTHRUINJ indicates whether, in response to an open-ended question, the respondent named "injections" as a means of AIDS transmission.
Comparability — Index
Apart from universe differences and slight differences in question wording, AIDGETNEDL is largely comparable across samples.
Comparability - Standard DHS
AIDGETNEDL is a country-specific variable, and it is not included in any phase of the standard DHS questionnaire.
Comparability — Yemen [top]
The 2013 Yemen survey asks whether AIDS can be transmitted through "contaminated sharp instruments."
- Bangladesh 2007: Ever-married women age 15-49 who have heard of HIV/AIDS.
- Bangladesh 2011: Ever-married women age 12-49 who have heard of HIV/AIDS.
- Bangladesh 2014: Ever-married women age 15-49 who have heard of HIV/AIDS.
- Yemen 2013: Women age 15-49 who have heard of HIV/AIDS.