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AIDGETNEDL (AIDGETNEDL)
Get AIDS from: Unsterilized needle/syringe

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Description

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

GENERAL
South Africa
Yemen

Comparability

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 — South Africa [top]

The 1998 South Africa survey asks, "[Can] people protect themselves from HIV/AIDS by: Making sure any injection they have done is done with a clean needle?"

Comparability — Yemen [top]

The 2013 Yemen survey asks whether AIDS can be transmitted through "contaminated sharp instruments."

Universe

  • 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.
  • South Africa 1998: Ever-married women age 15-49 who have heard of HIV/AIDS.
  • Yemen 2013: Ever-married women age 15-49 who have heard of HIV/AIDS.
  • Bangladesh: 2007-C, 2007-B, 2007-W, 2011-W, 2011-C, 2011-B, 2014-W, 2014-C, 2014-B
  • South Africa: 1998-B, 1998-W, 1998-C
  • Yemen: 2013-B, 2013-W, 2013-C